Tag: Native Americans

Gallstones Symptoms

Gallstones Symptoms

Gallstones are small, pebble-like deposits that are formed inside the gallbladder, a sac-like organ under the liver that is responsible for storing the bile juices secreted by the liver. The bile aids in the digestion of fats in the body. Causes Gall stones vary in size. They can be as small as a grain of [...]

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Evening Primrose Oil and Its Benefits During Pregnancy

Evening Primrose Oil and Its Benefits During Pregnancy

Evening primrose oil was popular in North America, where the wild flower is commonly found, with the original Native Americans long before it was recognised by anyone else. They used it extensively within their tribal medicines, recognising the many benefits it gave women during pregnancy and in treating feminine medical conditions. It was in Europe, [...]

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Alcohol and Drugs Affect 33% of Youth Today

Alcohol and Drugs Affect 33% of Youth Today

A report published in the Archives of General Psychiatry has identified that more than 32% of American teenagers drink or use drugs. The study was large scale and ran from 2005 until 2008. It was carried out by Li-Tzy Wu, a professor in the department of psychiatry of behavioral sciences at Duke University Medical Center [...]

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