'Scurvy': Chronicling the Etiology of an Affliction

'Scurvy': Chronicling the Etiology of an Affliction

By Craig Owen Jones

Jonathan Lamb's authoritative study affords an interesting perspective on one of history's most unpleasant afflictions. 6 Dec 2016 // 7:30 AM

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Searching for Wholesome Online Fun: LDS Gamers

// Moving Pixels

"While being skeptical about the Church ever officially endorsing video games, LDS gamers remains hopeful about the future, knowing that Mormon society is slowly growing to appreciate gaming.

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