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Health News Archive - April 04, 2005

Agnessa Gadeliya's idealism drew her to medicine, along with the mental stimulation she derives from diagnosing diseases. Gadeliya also sees a practical benefit to becoming a physician: It has increasingly become an attractive career for someone who wants to balance home and family life.

One of the most provocative images in Japanese art is the kusozu, a graphic depiction of a corpse in the process of decay and decomposition.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.