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Health News Archive - December 20, 2005

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - One acre of genetically engineered tobacco plants can produce enough anthrax vaccine to inoculate the entire U.S. population safely and inexpensively, a molecular biologist at the University of Central Florida said on Tuesday.

CHICAGO _ By the end of the decade, consumers should have another prescription-strength option to treating heartburn that won't burn a hole in their wallets. TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc.

Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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