General News Archive - December 10, 2003
Knee replacement surgery is a safe and cost-effective treatment for persistent knee pain and disability, and increasing numbers of patients are seeking it at an earlier age, a panel of experts told the National Institutes of Health on Wednesday.
Word of the Day
- The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
- An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
- Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.