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ABC Newsletters

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Preserving Cut Flowers

If you have ever wondered how some people have no problem keeping cut flowers fresher longer than you do, here is the science behind preserving cut flowers...

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Carpet Cleaning

ABC Oriental Rug will wash and repair your oriental and area rugs in our own certified rug washing plant. We are the experts in rug washing and carpet and upholstery cleaning!

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Worried About Measles?

Are you worried about measles here in the United States? There has been a uptick recently here in the US and globally. Here is what you need to know...

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Articles that will provide answers to your FAQs are presented here. If you cannot find your answers here, please contact us and we will do the research and add it to this page...

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Sanitizer Treatment for Area Rugs

Why a sanitizer treatment for area rugs even though these rugs will go through a minimum of 8 cleaning steps in our ABC cleaning plant? Find out why here...

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New COVID Guidelines

New COVID guidelines are in the works. The CDC is expected to release the new guidelines in the second quarter of this year. Here are some current facts..…

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The Placebo Effect

The placebo effect is the term used for what happens when a patient is given or chooses a placebo to help with a medical problem. Here is an explantion...

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Red Sky at Night...

Visible Color Spectrum

Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky in the morning, sailors take warning. Here is the scientific explanation for this meteorological saying....

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CBD comes from the cannabis plant which, like all plants, has many naturally occurring chemicals. One of them is CBD. Is it safe & effective for human use?

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Consignment Rugs for Sale


Consignment rugs for sale at reasonable prices.

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COVID Tests Expiring?

Are your current COVID test kits expiring? . If expired, can they still be used? Are they still effective and for how long? Find out here...

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Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories have been around for millennia, but serious research into the type of people who hold such beliefs only began about 30 years ago...

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The Origin of Vaccination

You may be surprised to learn that the story of the origin of vaccination that history has relayed to us really amounts to a massive white lie! Find out more...

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Be My Eyes

Be My Eyes is a free app (Android and Apple) that connects sighted people to the blind using video calling technology. Welcome to micro-volunteering...

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Gladys West

Gladys West

When you hear the name Gladys West, GPS Technology (Global Positioning System) should immediately come to mind. But have you ever heard of Gladys West?

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The Stars and Stripes Forever

The Stars and Stripes Forever, the US National March is a giant, jubilant march with stirring lyrics. Learn all about it here...

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Loneliness-The New Epidemic?

Is loneliness the new epidemic in the United States? Find what you need to know here...

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Flag Day History

American Flag

On June 14, Americans have the opportunity to proclaim our respect and honor for our country by flying the American flag. Learn about the history involved...

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May 11-end-of-covid

On May 11, 2023, the federal government will end COVIC-19 as a public health emergency. What will the end of the pandemic emergency mean? Find out here...

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Hattie Alexander

Hattie Alexander

Hattie Alexander (1901-1968), was an American microbiologist, pediatrician, and researcher whose discoveries helped reduce mortality for several diseases. More here...

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COVID Going Forward

With mask mandates removed and private and public gatherings everywhere, how do we deal with COVID going forward? Learn more here...

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Is there a direct connection between COVID and immunity deficiency? Find out the scientific answer here...

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Anti-Vaccine Movement


The anti-vaccine movement (as of July 2020) in our country and around the world may be of special concern because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out why here...

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Latest COVID variant

The latest COVID variant may possibly soon become the dominant variant in the United States in 2023. Here is what we need to know...

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COVID Loss of Smell


COVID loss of smell was one of the early symptoms of the pandemic. What causes it and is it still a common symptom today? Find out more here...

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RSV or respiratory syncytial virus has been at the forefront of the news lately (as of December 2022). Hospitals are overflowing. But why? and why now?...

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Vitamin D and COVID

Vitamin D and COVID were linked during the early part of the pandemic. But is vitamin D a panacea or a placebo for the cure or treatment of COVID? Find out here

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Archie Cochrane, Father of Evidence-Based Medicine

Archie Cochrane

You may not have heard of Archie Cochrane, but he almost single-handedly built the foundation of evidence-based medicine as we know it today. Here is his story.

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Avoid Long COVID

Avoid long COVID and its persistent symptoms? Is it even possible to do that when there are so many uncertainties surrounding 'long COVID?' Find info here...

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