Monday, April 16, 2007

Distance learning in France

Distant learning is a new concept for getting educated, and it is becoming increasingly popular as low cost high bandwidth internet connections become available. The US has lead the way and were one of the first countries to offer distance education, but most countries have followed the trend and offer a wide range of possibilities. Read full article in French at: Enseignement à distance - More resources: Emploi et formation

Monday, April 9, 2007

Hair loss after pregnancy

Hair loss after pregnancy Hair loss after pregnancy is quite common, but can be very disconcerting, especially to a first time mother. This ranks high on the “what they don’t tell you about pregnancy and childbirth” list that all mothers find out about after the fact! The condition is medically named telogen effluvium and occurs because of hormone fluctuation following childbirth. Read full article at: Hair loss after pregnancy - More resources: Organic baby food

Friday, April 6, 2007

Does Organic Agriculture and Farming Improve the Taste of Food?

An article examining research regarding the impact of taste on organically grown food -- fruits, vegetables, meats and milk Read full article at: Organic food taste - More resources: Organic living

The Comfrey: a great medicinal plant

Comfrey is a perennial herb of the family Boraginaceae with a black, turnip-like root and large, hairy broad leaves that bears small bell-shaped white, cream, purple or pink flowers. It is native to Europe, growing in damp, grassy places, and is widespread throughout the British Isles on river banks and ditches. Comfrey has long been recognised by both organic gardeners and herbalists for its great usefulness and versatility. Read full article in French at: La consoude de Russie - More resources: Financement