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ABC Newsletters

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ABC Oriental Rug|Ithaca|Cortland|Syracuse|Fayetteville|Dewitt|Elmira

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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Synthetic Rugs

Synthetic rugs? Yes, we would be pleased to clean your synthetic area rugs with the same care we give your handmade oriental rug treasures.

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Archie Cochrane, Father of Evidence-Based Medicine

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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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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Vaccine Development

A Look at the vaccine development for both polio and COVID. What lessons can we learn today from the vaccine development in the polio vaccine era?

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Johnny Appleseed

Few Americans have grown to adulthood without learning the story of Johnny Appleseed. 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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Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs include service dogs, guide dogs, hearing alert dogs and alert/seizure dogs. International Dog Assistance Week honors them. Find out more here...

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Adaptogens for Long COVID

Adaptogens for long COVID sufferers (long haulers) are being touted by some wellness purveyors as the answer for the relief of the many symptoms of long COVID...

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Flag Day History

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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Virulence and Avirulence and COVID-19

Virulence and avirulence are two theories about disease that can affect our dealings with, and our expectations about, the future course of COVID-19. More...

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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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Universal Virus Vaccine

Would it be at all possible to create a universal virus vaccine? One able to protect us from future variants of COVID-19 and other viruses? Find out here...

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COVID 2nd Booster

The 2nd COVID-19 booster is now available for some people, but do we really know if this 4th shot is effective and or even necessary? Find out latest info here...

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Daylight Saving Time

A bipartisan bill, the Sunshine Protection Act, proposes to make Daylight Saving Time permanent in the US in 2023. Find out more here…

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Children and COVID-19 Vaccines

Children, in general, seem to have much less severe cases of COVID-19. So why should children be vaccinated?

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Epidemic, Pandemic, Endemic

Epidemic, pandemic, and endemic are terms that have again come to the forefront because of the novel coronavirus. Find out what each means...

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There are currently 3 types of COVID-19 tests available to identify COVID-19 infections. This article offers information (as of January 2022) about these tests-

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Ocean Garbage Update 2

In this article, Ocean Garbage Update 2, you will find a number of excellent resources gathered by a young person to be shared with others...

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Anti-Viral Drugs

Anti-viral drugs may prove to be one of the answers to how to live ‘normally’ alongside COVID-19. Find out more here....

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The Christmas Crossing

The Christmas Crossing is the story of a strategically brilliant and audacious military move that turned the fate of America during the Revolutionary War...

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Fetal Cells and Vaccines

Are fetal cells used in vaccines today, especially COVID-19 vaccines? The short answer is yes. A closer look at the facts is warranted ...

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Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe was a world champion tennis player. He was also a civil rights activist, a philanthropist, and a humanitarian. His life story and his contributions...

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Protect Our Children

How can we best protect our children, especially those under the age of 12, from COVID-19? Find out here...

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ABCs COVID-19 Cleaning Protocol

Here is our COVID-19 cleaning protocol and COVID-19 Updates

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Orchid Press

Orchid Press is one of Asia’s longest established small independent book publishers and is dedicated to publishing high quality books on Asia.

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Tibetan Rugs

Tibetan rugs are a very good example of ‘folk art’ and the act of weaving portrays the heart of the Tibetan tradition. Learn more here...

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Tibetan Rug Design

Tibetan rug design offers a smorgasbord of delicious design elements to help rug lovers find a deep appreciation for these rugs....

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Vaccination Breakthrough Infections

Vaccination breakthrough infections can happen to vaccinated persons more than 14 days after getting a final dose. Find out why here...

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