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Health News Archive - March 18, 2006

By O'Brien, Rebecca Flynn; Kifuji, Kayoko; Summergrad, Paul This article reviews medical disorders that may be mistaken for a primary psychiatric disturbance because of prominent and commonly associated psychiatric or behavioral manifestations.

By Kreipe, Richard E Somatoform disorders constit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top aides to President George W. Bush on Saturday looked at ways they might deal with a possible smallpox attack, a drill that included reviewing some lessons learned from the response to Hurricane Katrina.

The nominee to run the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which has been criticized as bending to conservative ideology under the Bush administration, said on Saturday he has not felt political pressure when making scientific decisions.

BEIJING (Reuters) - A city in China, a country that's home to the world's most enthusiastic smokers, is crushing fake cigarettes to make medicine, Xinhua news agency said on Sunday.

Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin