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Facebook comment — local guru

Recently Seagate posted an article on Facebook and on this blog entitled “Natural ways to reduce high blood pressure without drugs“.  This is one of many articles we have written about staying healthy by maintaining a proper diet along with regular exercise. A no-brainer, at least for most people. However, the FB page did receive […]

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Natural Oils Soothe Burns – in Bye Bye Burns

Seagate has spent almost 20 years perfecting the application of natural oils on the skin.  In 1998 we discovered during a home accidental burning incident that a combination of Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Shark Liver Oil and natural Vitamin E when combined will soothe, protect, reduce the pain and can rapidly heal minor burns. While […]

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Preparing tomato farm land

Due to the unusually cool weather this Spring, we had delayed planting our tomato crop until now.  During the past three years, the weather in the area where we farm would have already been in the +100F range during the daytime.  While this is good for our farm crops like broccoli and artichokes, it put […]

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How to research medical studies online

Seagate’s blog articles and Facebook summaries are all content that was written by Seagate.  We do not “share” other people’s new feeds and make it look like we were the source. However, we do use some very important tools when we research medical studies. The primary tool is the NIH’s (National Institute of Health) website […]

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JAMA concludes – an apple-a-day doesn’t keep the doctor away

A study sponsored by the Journal of the American Medical Association  concluded — “Evidence does not support that an apple a day keeps the doctor away …”. Basically they are going against the general belief that fruit consumption is believed to have beneficial benefits. They are saying that good daily nutrition, that includes a fruit […]

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Choices for treating Athlete’s Foot

Fungus and mold have a purpose in Nature — to break down dead plants (and animals) and convert them into the basic nutrients that can feed new life. A fungus is a plant-like organism with a heavy cell wall structure that contains no chlorophyll, cannot produce energy for itself by photosynthesis, and must seek its […]

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Off-label drug use – Pharmaceuticals vs. Homeopathic Drugs

“Off-label use” can apply to both prescription and over-the-counter (non-prescription) drugs.  This occurs when a drug, generally a prescription drug, is used in ways not specified on the label: for an unapproved use (indication); or an unapproved dosage; or an unapproved age group; or even an unapproved method of application. Even though this can be […]

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Can you protect yourself from the flu?

We are now in the middle of another flu season. There are steps that you can take to help prevent catching the flu. One of them is by not getting a flu shot.  The CDC now admits that the current flu shots are only 23% effective. However, that has not stopped all of our wonderful […]

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Underwater Photography Tips

Sometimes it is necessary to take a break from writing informational blog entries about Seagate and its products. We hope that our habit of sprinkling interesting underwater shots within serious blog topics helps to make the blogs more interesting.  The above yellow creature is called a nudibranch. This one measured ~ 2 inches in length. […]

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