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I read this in one of the latest magazines, and thought of sharing it to women like me who regularly use lipstick like myself.

According to the investigative report , “New evidence confirms that even low levels of lead pose serious risks to women’s health. Lead is a neurotoxin that accumulated in the body, so exposure to small amounts can create overload that results in fatigue, nervousness and depression,” reports Carolyn Dean, M.D, ND.

According to the report, “a recent investigation by the campaign for safe Cosmetics (CSC) revealed that among 33 lipsticks tested, one third exceeds the FDA’s limit for lead in candy.” The report continued to state that, this fact has some expert urging caution because the average woman inadvertently swallows 4 to 6 pounds of lipstick in life time.

What you should do:

Sidestep overload risk with extra calcium that can sop up lead. In one study, women who supplemented with the Calcium for six months lowered their blood levels of the lead by 16 percent. Garlic and Cilantro have shown to halt the cycle in studies that were conducted by Jordan University of science & Technology.

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LUSAKA (AFP) — Zambia’s former president Frederick Chiluba has been summoned to appear on Thursday before a special unit investigating corruption that took place under his government, his aide said.

Chiluba received the summons at his residence in Lusaka on Tuesday, a day after he returned from South Africa where he underwent treatment for a cardiac complication, Emmanuel Mwamba told AFP.

“The call-out (summons) did not disclose the reasons. He is wanted on Thursday,” Mwamba said.

Chiluba, who is already facing several graft charges before a magistrate court, is accused of having stolen huge sums of public funds together with his close aides and officials during his 10-year rule.

The ex-leader has denied the charges, saying his arrest was politically motivated by his hand-picked successor President Levy Mwanawasa.

Chiluba ruled Zambia from 1991 to 2001 when he retired from politics after serving the constitutionally-allowed two terms of five years each.

A Zambian magistrate court ruled last month that Chiluba, 65, should face a corruption trial in May.

Chiluba and two businessmen co-defendants are facing charges of theft of about 500,000 dollars (about 322,000 euros) in state funds

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March 02 2008

In Africa Zambia Aloe Vera plant is used for burns, and in some cases has proved to speed up the healing of minor burns. The liquid from aloe Vera leaf is applied on burns.

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Here is what Dr Daniel Lozano M.D of Lehigh Valley Hospital Network Says:

“The Most Important thing is to stop the burning process by running cool water over the Injury” Says Burn surgeon Daniel Lozano M.D of Lehigh Valley and Health Network” 

Clean and dry the area, then cover it.  

 Depending on the size, depth and location of the burn, you may need a professional care. Get to a hospital with a specialized burn center if it covers an entire body. For those in areas that have hospitals.

The degree is another factor. First and smaller second-degree burns can be treated at home. “Use an over- the counter antibiotic cream like Neosporin to keep the burn moist,” Lozano says. 

First Aid Guide lines for burns

1. If you witness someone on fire, get him to “stop, drop and roll” Once frames are out, cool the burns with water, and then remove burned clothes. “You’ll also want to remove jewelry or boots before swelling occurs,” Dr Lozano says.

2. if it is chemical burn, flush the site with cool water for 20-30 minutes.

3. If you suspect an electrical burn, see if a victim is still in contact with the electrical source. If so, use a stick, card-board or item made of plastic to move the live wire away from the victim and call for help. If you cant tell call for help do not touch the victim as you do not want to get shocked too.

4. the larger or deeper the burn, the more likely the victim may go into shock. Lay him down with his head slightly lower than his shoulders and elevate his legs.

5. Stay away from home remedies. “Using butter, oil, toothpaste or an aloe plant can lead to infection” Lozano saysAlso do not use ice on large burns. It lowers the body temperature and can cause shock or damage the skin.

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“Not everyone should eat the same thing or do the same excercise. What food we absorb well and how our bodies handle stress differ with each blood type.” Says Dr Peter D’Adamo.

According to Dr Peter, He explains which foods,spices,teas and condiments help someone of your blood type maintain optimal health and idea weight. In additions,one need to know which vitamins and suppliments to take or to avoid.

What is your blood type?

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Headlines (Scroll down for complete stories):
1. Five Ways to Love Your Heart
2. Religion May Cut Anxiety
3. Self-Initiated Medical Tests: Good or Bad?
4. Good Bacteria in Women Help Slow HIV Transmission
5. Heredity a Factor in Dying From Flu


1. Five Ways to Love Your Heart

Lori Daniels, M.D., cardiologist at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center offers cardiac patients five easy ways to love their hearts throughout the year.

1) Sunday Night, Count Them Out

Instead of managing multiple pill bottles, manage one pill box. Almost every pharmacy sells pill boxes marked with the days of the week. Variations are offered with multiple compartments if you are taking more than one prescription. Every Sunday night, at a designated time, fill up one weeks worth of pills. Reduce the time you spend counting your prescriptions to four times a month instead of thirty.

2) One Crème Brulee = Five Miles

Research shows a direct link between obesity and increased cardiovascular disease. One way to keep your weight down is to reduce the number of calories you intake and increase the number of calories you burn. So before diving into a crème brulee or double chocolate sundae, find out how many calories the dessert contains. Then determine how many miles you would need to walk to burn the calories off. On average, 100 calories are burned walking one mile. Is one dessert worth a three mile trek? You decide.

3) Do Not Hesitate to Laminate

Keep an up-to-date list of medications and physician contact info in your bag and car glove compartment. In a time of emergency, this will serve as a quick and easy reference for family and medical personnel. Be sure to share this list with friends and family before traveling in case you need to fill a prescription or get medical attention while overseas.

4) One Aspirin, Crushed

Keep a supply of aspirin handy. If you have heart disease you should be taking some form of aspirin every day at any time you choose. If you or a companion believes you are suffering the onset of a heart attack, take either one adult or two baby aspirin. Instead of swallowing the pill whole, crush it first so that the aspirin is more rapidly absorbed into your body.

5) Avoid Salt of All Colors

You may be able to significantly lower your blood pressure by reducing the sodium in your diet. Be aware that white table salt is just one form of sodium in your kitchen. Other culinary culprits with high sodium content come in black (soy and teriyaki sauce), yellow (mustard), pink (lunch meats) and brown (canned soups and gravies.) Check the sodium content before ingesting a processed product; if you dramatically reduce your intake of sodium, you might, under your doctor’s care, be able to eliminate some blood pressure medications.

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2. Religion May Cut Anxiety

For many, religious activity changes between childhood and adulthood, and a new study finds this could affect one’s mental health. ?

According to Temple University’s Joanna Maselko, Sc.D., women who had stopped being religiously active were more than three times more likely to have suffered generalized anxiety and alcohol abuse/dependence than women who reported always having been active.

“One’s lifetime pattern of religious service attendance can be related to psychiatric illness,” said Maselko, an assistant professor of public health and co-author of the study, which appears in the January issue of Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.

Conversely, men who stopped being religiously active were less likely to suffer major depression when compared to men who had always been religiously active.

Maselko offers one possible explanation for the gender differences in the relationship between religious activity and mental health.

“Women are simply more integrated into the social networks of their religious communities. When they stop attending religious services, they lose access to that network and all its potential benefits. Men may not be as integrated into the religious community in the first place and so may not suffer the negative consequences of leaving,” Maselko said.

The study expands on previous research in the field by analyzing the relationship between mental health — anxiety, depression and alcohol dependence or abuse — and spirituality using current and past levels, said Maselko, who conducted the research when she was at Harvard University.

In the study sample, comprising 718 adults, a majority of men and women changed their level of religious activity between childhood and adulthood, which was critical information for the researchers.

“A person’s current level of spirituality is only part of the story. We can only get a better understanding of the relationship between health and spirituality by knowing a person’s lifetime religious history,” Maselko said.

Out of the 278 women in the group, 39 percent (N=109) had always been religiously active and 51 percent (N=141) had not been active since childhood. About 7 percent of the women who have always been religiously active met the criteria for generalized anxiety disorder compared to 21 percent of women who had stopped being religiously active.

“Everyone has some spirituality, whether it is an active part of their life or not; whether they are agnostic or atheist or just ‘non-practicing.’ These choices potentially have health implications, similar to the way that one’s social networks do,” Maselko said.

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3. Self-Initiated Medical Tests: Good or Bad?

Is it a good or bad thing when people decide or their own — and without consulting a physician — to have medical tests such as CT scans and X-rays performed? Such tests are supposed to offer “peace of mind” to people, and to assure them they are in good health. The tests are touted in newspaper and radio ads with pitches such as, “Why wait for symptoms to occur?’ They’re billed as a “high-tech medical check-up” and usually cost about $1,000 for a whole body scan, with the person being scanned paying for it out of pocket since most insurance companies don’t cover such tests.

In the United States, self-initiated tests have yet to be performed on a large enough scale to bring the question to public attention, but more and more companies are advertising and offering such screening services. In the United Kingdom, which has a national health service, the question has already being asked and the government is preparing to issue a cautionary report saying screening healthy people does not deliver better public health.

A leading British specialist in preventive medicine, Professor Nicholas Wald, says that scans and blood tests performed by private health companies are useless at best and dangerous at worst. Wald says that such tests often find benign abnormalities while missing genuine problems, and that radiation from scanners may actually increase cancer risk. He further believes such tests “always cause anxiety” while charging people for tests of questionable value, such as heart scans and “virtual” colonoscopies.

Radiologist John Giles, the clinical director of a UK company that provides private scans and tests, disagrees with Wald, saying, “This is targeted screening which gives very clear results and is unlikely to cause unnecessary worry. You can’t have a one-size-fits-all policy: some people don’t want to know, some people do. Screening is a personal decision and people are fed up with this paternalistic approach which tells them they can’t make choices for themselves.”

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4. “Good” Bacteria in Women Help Slow HIV Transmission

Beneficial bacteria found in healthy women help to reduce the amount of vaginal HIV among HIV-infected women and might make it more difficult for the virus to spread, boosting the possibility that “good bacteria” might someday be tapped in the fight against HIV.

The findings come from physicians and scientists at the University of Washington and the University of Rochester Medical Center, who worked together in an effort to learn more about how HIV survives and spreads from person to person. The study involving 57 women was done in Seattle and Rochester through the Women’s HIV Interdisciplinary Network (WHIN), which is based at the University of Washington.

The team studied the vaginal environment, examining the mix of bacteria that reside there and taking into account several other factors. Physicians tracked the level of HIV virus in the vagina as well as infection by common sexually transmitted diseases like trichomoniasis, gonorrhea and chlamydia, and other more common types of vaginal infections.

Physicians also monitored the levels of beneficial bacteria known as Lactobacillus in the vagina, as well as hydrogen peroxide, which is produced by the bacteria and hinders the virus. They also measured the level of HIV in the women’s blood and the rate of progression of the disease overall.

The team found that women with hydrogen-peroxide-producing Lactobacillus in the vagina had lower levels of HIV virus in genital secretions – what physicians call the genital viral load. Physicians know that the lower the level of HIV in the sexual tract, the less likely that the virus will be spread from person to person through sexual contact.

Scientists have previously recognized from laboratory studies that Lactobacillus might give women some natural protection against HIV. The bacteria, commonly found in most women, bind to the virus and secrete hydrogen peroxide. The bacteria are a close cousin of the Lactobacillus bacteria found in the small intestine, a type of “good” bacteria widely found in yogurt.

While previous work in the laboratory has indicated that Lactobacillus might help prevent HIV infection in women, the current study actually links, in women, decreased levels of the virus in the vagina with the presence of Lactobacillus that produce hydrogen peroxide there.

The team also found that the amount of the virus in the vagina varied in step with the presence of Lactobacillus: Women who did not have the bacteria at first but who had acquired it by a subsequent visit had their vaginal HIV levels drop, while vaginal HIV levels increased in women in whom the good bacteria had disappeared between visits.

The research was presented this week at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston by Jane Hitti, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Hitti has been working closely with Robert Coombs, M.D., Ph.D., the principal investigator for the WHIN study and professor of Laboratory Medicine and of Medicine at the University of Washington. Amneris Luque, M.D., associate professor of Medicine and medical director of the AIDS Center at Strong Memorial Hospital, and Susan Cohn, M.D., associate professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, also took part in the study.

“These findings underscore the importance of maintaining a healthy, Lactobacillus-dominant vaginal flora for HIV-positive women,” said Hitti. “I hope that we can explore Lactobacillus replacement in the future for women who do not have this bacteria, as a strategy to decrease the amount of HIV in the vagina.”

“The research opens up some doors,” said Luque. “Sexual activity is the most common mode of transmission of HIV. Perhaps we can make it less likely to spread by somehow taking advantage of good bacteria as a natural way to stop HIV and prevent transmission. These findings are striking, though preliminary, and should be looked at further.”

Luque and Cohn both care for patients at Strong’s AIDS clinic, which provides ongoing care for approximately 900 patients with HIV. The center is part of a broader AIDS treatment and research effort at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The University is the only institution in the nation to be part, since inception, of two major national AIDS research efforts – the search for a vaccine, and the testing of new treatments. More than 3,000 Rochester-area residents have taken part in treatment and vaccine studies at the University’s HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Unit, funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Cohn stresses the importance of HIV-positive women participating in clinical research. “These women made a large contribution to knowledge about HIV and reproductive health by participating in this study. Advances in the care of HIV-positive women really depend on the dedication of study subjects.”

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5. Heredity a Factor in Dying from Flu

People may inherit a genetic predisposition to dying from influenza virus infection, according to an analysis of genealogy records linked to death certificates in Utah over a period of 100 years.

“A heritable contribution to the development of severe influenza virus infection (i.e., that which results in death) has not previously been hypothesized or tested,” Dr. Frederick S. Albright of the University of Utah College of Pharmacy and colleagues point out in a report in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.

Using the comprehensive Utah database, Albright and colleagues estimated the relative risks of death due to influenza for the relatives of 4855 individuals who died of influenza in the past 100 years.

They found that both close and distant relatives of individuals who died of the flu had a significantly increased risk of also dying of flu, “consistent with a combination of shared exposure and genetic effects.”

All “first-degree” relatives (parents, sisters, brothers) of individuals who died of influenza had a 54 percent higher risk of dying from influenza. The risk was 74 percent higher in siblings, 37 percent higher in parents, and 59 percent higher in children.

The risk of death from influenza in second-degree relatives of individuals who died of influenza was 22 percent and in more distant third-degree relatives it was 16 percent higher.

This genetic predisposition seems to be independent of the strain of influenza and the age of the individual.

The findings, the researchers say, support the need to study at-risk individuals and families to identify the genes involved. “Identification of the genes responsible could lead to new developments in treatment and prevention during epidemics,” Dr. Lisa Cannon-Albright, who was involved in the research, told Reuters Health.

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I am so speechless –

The report from Pfizer confirms my concerns. This is why I am crying for help. Zambian women have been abused for a long time.

This is not a one person’s mess, it is the world mess. It is not too late to correct our mistakes. The so called melting pot is no longer a melting pot.

There is just evil in every corner of the world. How about the future of Zambian children and the women?

My advice to Zambian people is: 

The last thing you should think of is violent.

You now know about the drug. Learn to say no thank you. Drug companies always blame consumers. What breaks my heart is sending a drug that has problems to a country that has one of the highest rates of HIV/ AIDS.

Please women need a break. One day you will need just one egg from the woman to create your future. What is amazing is, no one takes money to the grave. Wait until God whacks this world. He will start from the lab that created HIV virus.

Each one of us will be judged. Remember Sodom and Gomorrah, Remember Noah’s Ark, go back to history. We all come from one tree, and that is what makes us equal. Can you imagine the earth without women? 

Think about that, the earth with one color. That would have been so boring. The earth looks beautiful with so many colors, and that is why all colors should live. If you can not stand that … pack your bags and go to another planet. 

Do your home work before you wipe out Zambian women? The hint is Zambia is a country of immigrants on a small scale.

Half members of my immediate family are Zambians, Americans, Italians, British, Scottish, Germans, Zimbabweans, and I think Congolese too. That is how my blood is connected to the entire world.

British went were there was money. Northern Rhodesia (Zambia) had the mines. My grand mother was left behind because she was born from a half black woman. Zambian people took in that child, and the child grew up a Zambian without parents. As usual Zambians are wonderful people that respect life, by then, not now.   

My Plea to Pfizer.

For heaven’s sake Zambia should get good drugs.

This country has helped a lot of neighboring countries that are fighting, refugees camps are set up in Zambia. I also rescued some refuges from Congo; they can tell the experiences of being a refugee. 

At least Zambia needs real help, it time Zambia gets real help. Bring HIV and Food supplements, vitamins drugs to save the nation. I refuse to make my mother country a ladder for other people, and when it comes to Zambians seeking help, we are on the bottom of the list, because of the understanding that Zambians are ignorant and dull, as per remarks of the Zambian Health Minister, who I also question his integrity, of putting down his own people, when he as a qualified Minister could not detect other side effects of the drug. If he was that smart, why depend on South Africa. He did not need South Africa to conduct other tests. I did my own  research in two days, After the same Minister went to the media to address the nation about the drug. If I did not read the minister and the consulate article, I would have not known about it. I went on and did my own research, and find out more side effects, on the same drug. Basically I did the Health Minister’s job. He was supposed to do that, before giving the drug to women. The search engine is easy to use. On that note, I need to know why the Zambian Health Minister can not be fired too. If I did not read his article of withdraw of the drug, I would have not known so much about other side effects. Why should the minister go so aggressively to prosecute the technician who did a wrong test, when himself did not alert women about the Black box warning by FDA and the drug company. At least, my sister and friends were not told, at the time it was given to them. So who is to blame here. Drug companies are ruthless, not only did they betray the American government, the drug company has betrayed me as woman. Up to now my sister has severe complications, due to the drug.

There will be no one left. At least spare the youth for the future. By the way I found the example of a pregnancy test with water very mocking and insulting. Zambia’s education system is poor with only two major state universities.

In a middle of the road that goes from Ndola to Kitwe, there is a tree that has been saved for history. Were slaves were sold. Under that tree came our fore fathers that went to build the world. Just like Zambia was a British colony.

America was a British Colony. The first settlers went to America in 1607. And colonized 13 states. Then back and forth to Africa to capture slaves to build all the wealth…

I just get shocked when I see humans behave the way they do towards other humans.

Thanks a trillion,

With a very big disappointment

Belliah K Theise

Chief Operating Officer and Managing Editor

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Zambian women demand for further investigation on Depo- provera contraceptive injection drug.
As a Zambian woman, I am not convinced  that this drug is 100% safe. 
According to the studies and research, this drug not only speeds the growth of virus and other STDs deseases, it also results in significant loss of bone density, and that the loss is greater the longer the drug is administered. Reported by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on November 17, 2004 Document number T04-50. ( Black Box Warning)
I am not here to accuse Anyone, on behalf of Zambian women, I seek further investigation on Depo-provera contraceptive injection.
I am here to make a plea on behalf of every  woman on this earth.We women deserve life. We are not monkeys or rats.
The demand for further investigation is due to the research that I did on my own, as I am concerned being a mother of two girls and have sisters who have been on this drug since 2006.
I lost one of my sisters who had a very weired growth on the neck and genitals.  Doctors in Zambia dioganized it as cancer.
The study that was done on March 2,2003 at McMaster University in Canada stated that  “the findings suggest that women who use Depo-provera might be particulary susceptible to developing genital herpes when exposed to the virus.”
Kaushic who conducted the study was also not convinced when the drug company spokesperson defended the drug.
“Kaushic noted that the new findings add to past research suggesting that Depo- provera can increase the risk of other STDs, including chlamydia.
After this study LifeSiteNews.com issued a warning in Newyork, on September 8, 2004 Titled ‘Family Planning’ groups spreading AIDS in Africa with Depo Provera, New study warns” the warning also stated: “From 1994-2000, USAID provided 41,967,200 units of Depo -Provera into developing world.”
In 2004 The U.S Agency for Development(USAID) identified Repositioning Family planning as a priority for its work in Africa.
According to the ACQUIRE project report- “Case studies were undertaken in three countries that have been successful in increasing contraceptive use and reducing fertility-Ghana,Malawi,and Zambia- so that lessons learned can be used to guide strategy development and identify key investment.”
A three- person team conducted interviews and site visits in Zambia from February 14 to February 25,2005,interviewing 31 key informats and holding group discussions with community volunteers.”
We need further investigations to make sure the drug does not speed up the virus. Since USAID’s intentions was to help Zambia women to reduce their fetility, They can still revisit the drug and demand for another study. In the mean time, Zambian women can use other measures like condoms and different contraceptive pills.
We need someone to prove that the research that was done in 2003 and 2004 were wrong. We need to know why it was donated to Zambia in 2005, after  the study and FDA had issued a black Box warning against it stating that Dep-provera was not 100% safe.
I have lost half members of my family. I just need further investigation for the future generation. We women are not looking for compasation. We are  not interested in anybody s money, we need life. That is all I am asking for, on behalf of women, not only in Zambia, but every woman on this earth, since it seems we are the target of experiments.

For God’s sake Zambia needs medication to reduce the growth of virus, not to speed it up.

With the history of what happened in Libya when the medical workers, who in May 2004 were sentenced to death on charges of intentionally infecting hundres of Libyan children with H.I.V, were freed and  international incident was averted, in eyes of Africans the medical workers release appears to be the latest episode in a health care nightmare in which white and Western- trained doctors and nurses have harmed Africans- and have gone unpunished” ( article by Harriet A Washington – Why Africa Fears Western Medicine-published: July 31,2007)

As a Zambian woman, I am not convinced that Depo provera Contraceptive injection is 100% safe for a woman who has a virus in the body. It may not transmit AIDS, but it reduces the immunity system in woman’s body, and speeds up HIV virus.

Just like Zambian women many American women have complained after using the drug, and no body is listening. What is wrong with you people. I do not want to mention the drug company that makes that drug, for security reasons, FDA report states that the drug company is aware of side effects of loss of bone density.

Do you think the drug that contributes to the loss of bone density will be good for a country with high rate of women infected with HIV virus. Life expectant in Zambia is 32 – 33 years. Who will be left in zambia in the next 50 years if all women are put on the slow puncture drug?

I have worked as a consultant and done a lot of research on drugs and by-products. I know what I am talking about.I know every law firm that represents this big companies, and all this bolonies.  This injectable drug do have side effects.

My sister is six feet under. This is not about potential investiment opportunity, this is life at stake.This is not some sort of a joke  So why can’t leader s come up with a better solution to solve a problem? Please Investigate further, and give us a feed back. We are not here to sue each other, we are here to save lives. AIDS has affected the entire world, any drug that speeds HIV virus process should be removed from the market.

 It is like money has taken over the world. There are still many monkeys and animals that can be used for experiments. Please give a woman a break.

Please can some one start listening to the horses mouth, instead of a drug company that is looking to maximise its profits?
It is like the world has put women on death row. For heaven sake, A woman is an asset to the world. Why can’t the world listen to the cry of women. We women deserve life.

Yes Depo provera does not transmit Aids,

My Concern is, does it speed up the virus or reduces Immunity system? We woman of Zambia demand further investigations . Please we beg you. This drug may be good for a developed country with millions of hospitals and proper medication, Vitamins, immunity booster, but not for a country like Zambia.

We need HIV medicine not something that can speed up the virus in the body.

Thanks

Belliah K Theise

Chief Operating Officer and Managing Editor

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