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Inflammation (Latin, īnflammō,- “I ignite, set alight”) is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants.[1] The classical signs of acute inflammation are pain, heat, redness, swelling, and loss of function. Inflammation is a protective attempt by the organism to remove the injurious stimuli […]

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Mmmmmmm, coffee!! Almost every conventional weight loss diet tells you to stop drinking it, but if you eat for your blood type and you’re AB, you’re supposed to drink it! This CBC News article uses a fun slideshow to outline six reasons to love coffee, and two reasons to leave it! As a serious coffee […]

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We all know what a nightmare feels like, right? My most memorable nightmare was unwittingly inspired by Anne of Ingleside, the sixth of the ‘ Anne’ books by L.M. Montgomery. In my dream, the green silk dress that Anne didn’t wear because she was angry at her husband Gilbert, came to life and danced on […]

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According to this article, published in 2005, the National Institute of Mental Health says that in any given year, nearly 19 million adults in America have a depressive illness – more than 9% of the population. Only 23% of sufferers get any treatment at all, and only 10% receive adequate treatment.

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