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    The Girl Who Sheds Her Skin

    Every day, 5-year-old Annabelle Whitehouse sheds her skin. All of it. The child was born with a genetic disorder known as ichthyosis, which causes her skin to be red and scaly, hardening easily and falling off frequently, one layer at a time. "It's like snakeskin, that sheds and comes off,"...

    Alternative medicines sometimes dangerous for kids

    Giving alternative treatments such as homeopathic remedies instead of conventional medicines to children may have deadly side effects in rare instances, a new analysis says. Australian researchers monitored reports from pediatricians in Australia from 2001 to 2003 looking for suspected side...
  3. Unhypnotized

    Cinnamon and Honey ~ start your day with it

    Cinnamon and Honey Honey is the only food on the planet that will not spoil or rot. It will do what some call turning to sugar. In reality honey is always honey. However, when left in a cool dark place for a long time it will do what I rather call "crystallizing" . When this happens I loosen...

    A Gesture towards James Joyce

    The gesture towards Finnegans Wake was deliberate. It was not accidental. Years of training went into the gesture, As W. C. Fields would practise a juggling routine Until his eczema-prone hands bled in their kid gloves; As Douglas Fairbanks Sr trimmed the legs of a table Until, without apparent...
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    Apple cider vinegar: amazing stuff!!!

    Apple Cider Vinegar In all likelihood, you have a bottle of sparkling clear apple cider vinegar in your kitchen. Most probably you have also heard of all the health benefits of this wonder vinegar . You use it for marinating the meat, chicken and fish. Almost all the salads that you make...