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Health News Archive - April 03, 2005

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Can the time of year you were born affect your chances of developing brain cancer? Possibly, report Duke University researchers, who studied four different groups of medical records from various regions of the country.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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