Practicing naturopath physician, Dr. Joanne Conaway left mainstream medicine, rejecting the conventional approach of treating symptoms with pharmaceuticals. In the first half, she discussed what she believes are more effective methods of restoring health, and primarily how a healthy gut and microbiome promotes normal gastrointestinal function and provides protection from infection, increased absorption, and the regulation of one's metabolism. Midweek Open Lines were featured in the latter half.
A huge green blob of gas floating near a spiral galaxy has been imaged by the Hubble Telescope. The strange ghostly structure, thought to contain a star-birthing region, was first discovered by a Dutch schoolteacher in 2007. More at Space.com.