Health News Archive - June 26, 2005

TREATMENT ULTRATONE BIGGEST WEIGHT LOSS WEIGHT Was 9st 6lb Now 9st WAIST Was 27.5in Now 26in HIPS Was 40.5in Now 40in WHAT DOES IT PROMISE? It claims to be an effortless alternative to dieting and gym sessions.

DESTIN, Fla. - Tim Dicus was surfing when he heard the scream. He turned and saw a girl swimming as fast as she could - and another one face down in a bloody circle of water. Dicus, 54, paddled over to the wounded 14-year-old girl, who had been swimming on a boogie board about 100 yards offshore.

A new project to help terminally ill Sikh and Muslim patients to have 'a good death' sensitive to their cultural and religious beliefs is to begin at the University of Edinburgh.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.