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Health News Archive - May 07, 2006

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As major U.S. companies brace for the threat of bird flu mutating into a form that could jump from human to human, they face one unusual challenge -- persuading employees to stay home.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.