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  1. Re: Body Hair Is Natural. Society Thinking Otherwise Is Dangerous

    Body hair is so much a part of being human that I can't imagine how we came to regard it as ugly, undesirable, or strictly a masculine trait. Back in the 60s I dated a veteran who had spent time...
  2. Re: NM Navajo Nation farmers fight back on alleged illegal hemp farms

    Grulla, your images prove nothing. I could send you the same photos from my own state. A better site would be one that identifies what percentage of acreage in the country is used to produce hemp for...
  3. Re: In the Race for COVID-19 Vaccine, Slow Starters Could Still Win Out

    We have already witnessed COVID-19 evolving into multiple strains, which makes me question how any single vaccine can possibly be any more effective than the annual fall flu vaccine that tries — and...
  4. Re: 'A savagely broken food system': Cory Booker wants radical reform ... now

    Maine is a big state and more particularly, a tall state! I'm fortunate to have two slaughterhouses within an hour's drive, but neither has a federal meet inspector on hand. To truck or trailer...
  5. Re: 11 Banned Foods Americans Should Stop Eating

    The trade name for Ractopamine is Paylean and it was first used in pork. When I learned about it, years ago, I wrote to corporate headquarters of the New England Hannaford supermarket chain to ask...
  6. 11 Banned Foods Americans Should Stop Eating

    Ocean Robbins
    August 30, 2019

    Summary
    Many foods sold in the United States are banned or fiercely regulated in other countries due to harmful additives, growth promoters, genetically...
  7. Thread: Hello all

    by Islander
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    Re: Hello all

    OK, do this. First, browse the Net or your own personal photos to find a photo that you feel represents YOU. Drag it to your desktop.
    Now go to our homepage and click on the FAQ in the dark blue...
  8. Re: Thousands of ducks released to protect Thai rice fields from pests

    What wonderful memories, Maurya!
    I read a lot of history and a lot of historical fiction. 100 years ago and more, goose grease was a valuable commodity for treating things like chilblains. Sheep...
  9. Re: NM Navajo Nation farmers fight back on alleged illegal hemp farms

    I think that has become more common in Canada where the hemp crop has been legal for years. Here the emphasis is now on CBD, for which the demand has grown exponentially. That's where the real money...
  10. Re: 'A savagely broken food system': Cory Booker wants radical reform ... now

    Possibly because it got no publicity? Your post is the first I've heard of it, but you can be sure I'm going to spread the news. This is an issue that has affected me directly for years! I've had to...
  11. 'A savagely broken food system': Cory Booker wants radical reform ... now

    Lisa Elaine Held
    Tue 15 Sep 2020

    Exclusive: US senator says everybody loses – except the massive corporations that have taken over America’s food industry

    From a viral pandemic to the...
  12. Re: Thousands of ducks released to protect Thai rice fields from pests

    While we're on the subject of odd poultry, for years we raised our own turkeys and geese, and once I did a suckling pig for Christmas — yes, the traditional one with a necklace of raisins and an...
  13. Re: Long, Frequent Naps Predict Alzheimer's Dementia

    I can never sleep during the day unless under extraordinary circumstances, e.g. a sleepless night or intense stress. As you may have noticed from my recent absence here, however, I've been busy from...
  14. Re: Thoughts on Colon Cancer & Chadwick Boseman

    I am familiar with her life story. Not only was she an opera lover like me, she was also extremely health-conscious. Beyond diet, she had a personal trainer come to her home three days a week and she...
  15. Re: NM Navajo Nation farmers fight back on alleged illegal hemp farms

    First, the choice of cattle manure versus horse manure would depend upon the nitrogen requirements of the crop, since those two differ significantly. But more importantly, would you want your...
  16. Re: CDC: Covid-19 Wiped Out The 'Flu Around The World This Year

    Referring to the first two behaviors you mentioned, Mr. Wizard, I see repeatedly from medical experts that practicing these two behaviors, particularly the wearing of a mask, would be more effective...
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    Re: Suffering from osteoarthritis

    Julieanne, suggest you direct message him with a 24 hour deadline. It's been two days, he's had plenty of time.
  18. Re: Thoughts on Colon Cancer & Chadwick Boseman

    I agree with the doctor, and in fact when I had colon cancer I was practicing every one of his recommendations, both in diet and exercise. Ironically, I had surgery to remove the diseased portion of...
  19. Re: The 17 Best Foods for High Blood Pressure

    My blood pressure, which used to be super low, increased recently, possibly as a result of taking Nsaids. I had to research it to discover their effect and make the connection, and have since given...
  20. Re: Thousands of ducks released to protect Thai rice fields from pests

    Hunting waterfowl has long been a popular pastime both here and in the British isles where it originated. I consider duck a delicacy and order it whenever I can afford it. It is rich and delicious,...
  21. Thread: Hello all

    by Islander
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    Re: Hello all

    Well, scilover, there is a little nucleus of regulars here that kind of feel like family, don't they? You ought to get yourself an avatar like the rest of us so we can recognize you immediately. Do...
  22. Re: AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Study Put on Hold

    Given everything we know about the immense amount of time it takes to produce a vaccine that is both safe and effective (the average period of time is 10 years), it seems to me that the furor over a...
  23. Re: FDA Wants to Ban NAC Now That It Combats COVID-19

    Well, wanting to ban it and actually banning it are separate steps. I frequently read in the news the story of some politician wanting to do this or enact that or change or prohibit something else…...
  24. Re: Probiotics May Help Manage Childhood Obesity, Study Finds

    My weekly news magazine, THE WEEK (to my knowledge, the only completely unbiased news magazine, highly recommend it if you've never seen it) mentioned Palforzia as a protection against exposure to...
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    Re: The Need To Grow

    Well here is a link to the film, but I don't know whether it will work for you. You need to have claimed your place and registered to view and there may have been a deadline for that....
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