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Our bodies get Vitamin D from the sun, but as dermatologist Richard Weller suggests, sunlight may confer another surprising benefit too. New research by his team shows that nitric oxide, a chemical transmitter stored in huge reserves in the skin, can be released by UV light, to great benefit for blood pressure and the cardiovascular system. What does it mean? Well, it might begin to explain why Scots get sick more than Australians ...
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What a beautiful clan! I lovingly gazed at every beloved member smiling back at me. There they were, wholesome in body and spirit. Taking center stage were my husband and I, patriarch and matriarch of a large and growing family, bli ayin hara, a couple in the middle years of their lives,but in no way middling. (While my countenance bespeaks my age, no doubt, my heart throbs with youthful aspirations. My step, perhaps a tad slower and heavier, still has an unmistakable bounce to it, and I can certainly outpace any twenty-year-old, provided I wear my sneakers.) ...
It was such a slow and imperceptible process that I have trouble pinpointing the exact moment in time that I stepped into the role of matriarch. Did it begin more than twenty years ago, when dear Ima passed away, leaving the home I had frequented with my kids bereft of a soul? Or could I trace it back to the time when, in the apartment below mine, my shvigger (mother-in-law) took her last breath, and my children no longer had anyone to call “Babbi”?
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