Baseball Cards Make Great Collectibles

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For more than a hundred years, baseball cards have been an inimitable part of the American society. These cards have made progress in the last ten years, to provide to the collector, the opportunity to see the pictures as well as the statistics of their favorite players. Quite a number of collectors would get tired […]


What You Need To Know About Mumps

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Mumps is a fairly contagious viral disease (although not as contagious as chickenpox) and is caused by the myxo virus; it is something that has plagued the human race for centuries. Generally speaking, most cases of mumps are in children aged from 5 to 14 years, although cases in young adults are on the increase. […]


Know Your Tramadol Side Effects

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Ultram, also known by the name Tramadol, is a potent, prescription-only pain killer. There is currently very little information detailing how Tramadol works in the body, but there have been several theories put forward. Some believe that it works in a similar manner to morphine, which can represent anywhere from 5% to 10% of the […]


How To Avoid Complications With Lasik Surgery

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As with any surgery, LASIK has a few complications. Scientific studies conducted in the late 1990s depicted that a meager 5% of LASIK eye surgeries resulted in some sort of complication. However, expert eye surgeons claim that the complication rate drops well below 1% if the patient is thoroughly examined prior to the surgery, so […]


Colored Diamonds 101 Information On The Basics

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Diamonds are extremely expensive stones used as jewelry by royalties and rich people. Diamonds are judged based on 4 Cs – Color, Carat, Clarity and Cut. Natural colored diamonds, especially the clear and near colorless ones, are very expensive. To make the beauty of diamonds reach a wider market, jewelers are marketing colored diamonds which […]


Can Toxic Shock Syndrome Affect Anyone

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You may have heard about the illness toxic shock syndrome (TSS) from magazines or from friends, but do you know why it is important to be aware of this illness? Would you recognize the symptoms? TSS is an extremely rare but potentially serious illness that can affect anyone. Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a serious […]


New Medicines Available To Treat Rare Diseases

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Since 1995, America’s pharmaceutical research companies have made great strides in fighting rare diseases. More than 160 new medicines to treat rare or “orphan” diseases have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the last decade alone. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 6,000 rare diseases afflict a total […]


Parkinsons Disease

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Parkinson’s disease (PD), a neurodegenerative disease of the substantia nigra, was first discovered and its symptoms documented in 1817. This discovery and docomentation was by British physician Dr. James Parkinson. It wasn’t until the 1960’s that the associated biochemical changes in the brain of patients were able to be identified. Although many genes have recently […]


New Resource For Information On Genetic Or Rare Diseases

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An unexpected diagnosis of a serious illness often comes as a shock to people receiving the news, as well as their families and friends. When the disease is rare or genetic, information is hard to find and even harder to understand. Patients and their loved ones may waste hours sorting through outdated, unreliable information before […]


A Look At Ice Wine

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Although there are several types of wine that you buy, one of the most unheard of is ice wine. Ice wine is a very rare form of wine, a wine that is produced under certain types of weather conditions. Ice wine is mainly produced in the Pacific Northwest region, where the weather conditions are right […]


Antarctica Ultimate Wilderness

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In the distance something stirs. A drifting polar bear searches for food on the edge of camp. Despite the presence of the huge beast, the men are in little danger. The guns take care of that. It is rare for a bear to wander so close. She must be hungry. For the scientists and professionals […]


Do I Have To Buy The Best Quality Coins To Make Money

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Buy quality! Buy quality! Buy quality! That’s all you hears these days when you are considering rare coins as an investment. First, are you really buying coins as an investment, or merely for the pleasure of owning a piece of history? That is sometimes the real dilemma for many collectors, or is it investors? Everybody […]


All Coin Dealers Are Not Created Equal

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How to Select a Coin Dealer for Your Coin Collection Why do I Need a Coin Dealer? It is very difficult to build a collection of rare coins without a connection to a good coin dealer. If you are an investor hoping to make a profit with your collection of rare coins, building relationships with […]


A Rare Bird Indeed For Bird Watchers The Atlantic Puffin

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For most bird watching enthusiast, keeping an eye out for a rare sighting is of great importance. Sighting an Atlantic Puffin is just such rare sighting A Rare Bird Indeed For Bird Watchers – The Atlantic Puffin Observing an Atlantic Puffin is a bird watcher’s golden egg because they are not prevalent in the world. […]


Rare Coins The Gift That Keeps On Giving

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Who would have thought that the gift of a coin would end up being the best gift I’ve ever received? I have many fond memories of my grandmother, but one such memory will stay with me for the rest of my life. When I was 10 years old, my grandmother gave me a silver dollar […]


Do You Have Precious Rare Coins In Your Purse Or Change Jar

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A Guide to Rare Coins in Circulation Today It’s usually a small thing that turns regular looking money into valuable rare coins. Last year’s materials used instead of this year’s, a tiny symbol left off a minting die. Collectors covet the unusual and uncommon above all else, and these minor oversights result in a very […]


Rare Coins May Be Hiding In Your Pocket

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When talking about coin collecting, rare coins are some of the first things to spring to mind. After all, coin collecting is often considered to be an investment and rare coins are the most valuable coins out there. They are highly sought after and coveted and, because they are in so much demand, they tend […]