Gastritis


Gastritis commonly occurs as an acute condition, and frequently follows dietetic indiscretions. This may include the overuse of highly seasoned foods and condiments, such as pepper and sauces. Also, excessive alcohol intake is perhaps one of the most common causes in today’s society. Cigarette smoking will also cause or aggravate it. Gastritis Symptoms The stomach…
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Moon Facts


Moons are the natural satellites of planets. Most are small rock globes that continually orbit the parent planet, held in place by the planet’s gravity. There are 65 known moons in the Solar System. Every planet in the Solar System has a moon, apart from Mercury and Venus, the nearest planets to the Sun. New…
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Pyogenic Arthritis


What is Pyogenic Arthritis? Pyogenic is a pus infection, and is completely different from rheumatoid arthritis. It is usually caused by some infective organism, or may be an extension of an infection in some other place. For example, there may be an infection near a joint, or the joint is involved simply by a mechanical…
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Window Repair


By far the most common window problem is a cracked or broken pane, caused by a flying object or by the window being allowed to slam. Make a temporary repair to cracked glass with a clear waterproof repair tape not household adhesive tape – but aim to replace the pane at the earliest opportunity. If…
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Nervous System


The electronic computer used universally in business offices is a relatively modern invention. Each year they are becoming smaller, cheaper, more efficient, and requiring less sophisticated electronics. Indeed, today hardly a school student is without a computer at school (or at home, for that matter), and they have long since become as much a part…
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King Solomon Sunday School Lesson


A. The Explosion of Knowledge Near the end of his life, King Solomon wrote, “of snaking many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh” (Ecclesiastes 12:12). The modern world has realized both parts of this observation, perhaps far beyond Solomon’s wildest expectations. It is estimated that as many…
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Cone Facts


Cones are the tough little clusters of scales that coniferous trees carry their seeds in. The scales on a cone are called bracts. The seeds are held between the bracts. Bracts are thin and papery in spruces and thick and woody in silver firs. Pine cone bracts have a lump called an umbo. All cones…
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Planting Hickory Nut Trees


The genus, Carya, contains several valuable timber and nut trees. Members of the Walnut Family, all of its major species are native to North America. All are tall stately trees with alternate compound leaves. Male and female flowers appear on the same tree, but indifferent clusters. The fruit is actually a fleshy drupe, though popularly…
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Cotton Facts


Cotton is a fiber that comes from the cotton plant. The cotton plant is a small shrub that grows in the tropics and subtropics. Cotton plants are annuals and are planted fresh each spring. The bolls picked for cotton develop from the seed pod left when the petals of the cotton flower drop off in…
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Darkness Sunday School Lesson


Introduction A. Darkness and Light Cockroaches love the darkness. So do termites, slugs, and most kinds of mold and fungus. Some really disgusting stuff thrives in places where there is no light. Similarly, people who do evil deeds love the darkness (compare 1 Thessalonians 5:7). Physical darkness may hide misdeeds. Spiritual darkness is both the…
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Secondary Dysmenorrhoea


Secondary Dysmenorrhoea is a period-associated pain hardly ever occurs before the age of 30. More often it is seen in women past 35 years. As the name implies, the pain is -often secondary to some other precipitating cause. Sometimes the pain is associated with actual diseases of the pelvis. The most notorious is a condition…
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Hologram Facts


Holograms are three-dimensional photographic images made with laser lights. The idea of holograms was suggested by Hungarian-born British physicist Dennis Gabor in 1947. The idea could not be tried until laser light became available. The first holograms were made by Emmett Leith and Juris Upatnieks in Michigan, USA, in 1963 and by Yuri Denisyuk in…
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Venus Facts


Venus is the second planet out from the Sun — its orbit makes it 107.4 million km away at its nearest and 109 million km away at its furthest. Venus shines like a star in the night sky because its thick atmosphere reflects sunlight amazingly well. This planet is the brightest thing in the sky,…
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Roseola


A viral illness most commonly seen in children younger than two years of age. It is characterized by an average of three to five days of high fever-ranging from103°F to 105°F and occasionally as high as 106°F-ac-companied by very few specific symptoms. A mild runny nose, an occasional cough, a little drowsiness, and at times…
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How to Decorate Lamp Shades


A plain lampshade is like a blank canvas, just waiting for the artist’s creative touch. The best type for decorating is a simple shape made of plain smooth fabric or thick paper. If you are experimenting, it is best to use the least expensive type because you will feel less restricted knowing that failure won’t…
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Sunday School Lesson on Resurrection Activity


Into the Lesson Read the following accounts to your class, afterwards discuss them with the aid of the questions that follow. In the early seventeenth century, a certain Marjorie Elphinstone died and was buried. When grave robbers attempted to steal her jewelry, she shocked them by groaning. The robbers fled, and she revived. She walked…
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