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Per Henrik, Swedish hygienist, 1776-1839. See: Ling method.
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See heather.
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Herbal medicine
An evergreen shrub that contains arbutin, carotene, citric and fumaric acids, flavonoids, tannins and volatile oils; it is antitussive, mildly sedative, a urinary tract antiseptic, and has been used for rheumatic complaints and gout.
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"I'm sure Ling Ling and Amba will be a huge hit with visitors to Birmingham Nature Centre and it's fantastic that we can play a vital role in the conservation of such a beautiful animal."
Ling, Rich, Taken for Grantedness: The Embedding of Mobile Communication into Society, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012, ISBN 9 7802 6201 8135, 242 pp., A$47.95.
Ling retired as executive officer of the health department's Office of Health Education and as a professor of public health from the University of Hawaii's School of Public Health.
Cafe Nourish is open for breakfast and lunch, and serves a variety of alternative meals to eat in and take away, and Ms Ling said the menu was "fairly compact but with a lot of variety".
TAUNTON farmer Ed Ling won Britain's third medal of the Rio Olympics with bronze in the trap shooting.
Ling said: "I think this is great for shooting and third time lucky for me after Athens 2004 and London 2012.
Last night, HMRC spokeswoman Jennie Kendall warned the public against the cut-price Jin Ling. She said: "The cigarettes are effectively made purely for smuggling and are often obtained in large quantities by organised crime gangs.
Ling Pierce said her niece was isolated, and there were many psychological and physical challenges, including being served rice with stones in it.
At their arrival, the Obama administration said it was "enormously pleased," about the safe return of Ling and Lee, Reuters reports citing a White House spokesman.
"When I started my research on PepMV, I looked first at the genetic makeup of the European strains," Ling says.
Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) President Ian Ling caused a stir during an address in London recently, by demanding greater support for engineers and criticising existing membership bodies for shying away from threats facing the industry.
Nine-year-old Ling lives with her doctor parents in Wuhan during the Cultural Revolution in China.