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  • Cup of mint tea is an effective painkiller

    11/25/2009 7:07:10 AM PST · by Dan B Cooper · 16 replies · 870+ views
    news ^ | 25 November 2009
    A cup of Brazilian mint tea has pain relieving qualities to match those of commercially available analgesics, a study suggests. Hyptis crenata has been prescribed by Brazilian healers for millennia to treat ailments from headaches and stomach pain to fever and flu. Working on mice, a Newcastle University team has proved scientifically that the ancient medicine men were right. The study is published in the journal Acta Horticulturae.
  • The African Connection:Rep. Jefferson and Joe Wilson

    07/25/2006 8:44:51 AM PDT · by the Real fifi · 72 replies · 2,731+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 7/25/06 | Clarice Feldman
    The documents seized in the FBI raid on the offices of Rep. William Jefferson (D-LA) remain unread by Justice Department investigators, pending a federal Appeals Court ruling scheduled for August 27. [snip] But we already know a bit about the charges and some of the alleged partners of Congressman Jefferson. Two people have pleaded guilty to bribing him.
  • (June 2004) Joe Wilson: A Botched Niger Mission?

    07/17/2005 12:53:21 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 27 replies · 975+ views
    Belgravia dispatch dot com ^ | June 27, 2004 | Gregory Djerejian
    THE BELGRAVIA DISPATCH « Weekend Reading | Main | Coup de Theatre? » June 27, 2004 Joe Wilson: A Botched Niger Mission? Remember Joe Wilson, he of the cheesy V.F. photo shoot that seemed meant to evoke an aura of Gatsbyesque grandeur and Viennese espionage derring-do (rather underwhelmingly, I'd have to say)? Recall Wilson had this to say about his trip to Niger: I spent the next eight days drinking sweet mint tea and meeting with dozens of people: current government officials, former government officials, people associated with the country's uranium business. It did not take long to conclude...