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BY Mary Brolley

Acai berries come from the acai palm tree (Euterpe oleracea) found in Central and South America. The acai berry has been used by native Central and South Americans for centuries -- it makes up 42% of the region's total food intake. 

A relative of the blueberry and cranberry, the acai berry has become popular in the United States because it's believed to have tremendous health benefits. It's touted as the latest "super...

BY Pam Jones

Until a few years ago, only a handful of physicians and nurses -- and an even smaller number of women in the community at large -- had ever...