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Consult Your Physician

1:00 PM -- The Science Blog brings good old news for post-holiday sufferers:

    A unique Mayo Clinic collaboration has revived the healing wisdom of Pacific Island cultures by testing a therapeutic plant extract described in a 17th century Dutch herbal text for its anti-bacterial properties. Early results show that extracts from the Atun tree effectively control bacteria that can cause diarrhea, as claimed by naturalist Georg Eberhard Rumpf, circa 1650...

    Rumpf referred to himself as Rumphius, in the Latinized scientific manner of the day...
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