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Health News Archive - April 12, 2009

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Australian researchers have found that people grumbling their way through the grimness of winter have better recall than those enjoying a carefree, sunny day.

Hand-foot-mouth disease has claimed the lives of at least 15 children in Heze in eastern China, officials said Sunday. The Shandong provincial health department said Heze had reported 5,770 cases of the contagious disease as of Saturday, with 341 considered severe, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Alliance Provides Game-Changing Capabilities to Tackle the Nation's Priorities to Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Waste ST. LOUIS and INDIANAPOLIS, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESRX), and WellPoint, Inc.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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