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Safflower: An Economically Important Herb That Can Benefit Both Humans and Animals Alike

Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) is an annual broadleaf crop primarily grown in the Great Plains of the United States.1 The name is believed to be derived from the medieval French word “saffleur,” or from the Old Italian word “saffiore.”2 It is identified by its strong central stems that can grow from 12 to 36 inches tall,… Read More »

Why Believing Sexual Violence Survivors Is Evidence-Based (and Important!)

Note: for the sake of this article, the terms “victim” and “survivor” will be used interchangeably, as individuals who experience sexual violence often feel a connection to one or both of these terms. Sexual violence — defined as any sexual act committed against someone without that individual’s freely-given consent — is a critical social problem;… Read More »