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Health News Archive - April 25, 2005

Q I am 16 years old and suffer from acne. I have horrible scars from previous spots, which make me very self-conscious. I recently heard of a contraceptive pill called Dianette that helps to prevent acne.

Question: I have read that enteric-coated aspirin contains aluminum.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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