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Mary I of England: Phantom pregnancies

The phantom pregnancies of Queen Mary of England Although Mary had been born...

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1965: The Secrets of the Royal Family’s Complexions In 1965, Mrs Alma...

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Enjoy Yourself, it’s Later Than You Think: Good advice It might just...

Joseph Lister Publishes Antiseptic Surgery Article on March 16, 1867

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Favorite Health Book: The Paleo Cure

Favorite Health Book: The Paleo Cure The Paleo Cure by Chris Kresser is my...

Can goat milk cure eczema?

 Is goat milk a cure for eczema? I am convinced that it is because...

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