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Health News Archive - February 11, 2010

More than 3 million people have texted "HAITI" to 90999 to make a $10 donation WASHINGTON, Feb.

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University of Oregon team discovers that separate brain pathways process the start and end of what we hear.

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Betsy McCaughey receives top honors by the oldest Republican club in the nation, who present her with the American Freedom Award this coming Sunday.

MIAMI, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- When the last school bell rings in a few months, heralding summer vacation, kids will be putting down their pencils and papers in favor of video games and pool lounging. That aimless freedom, however, may come with a price.

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Shield of California, its employees and the Blue Shield of California Foundation have contributed more than $170,000 to the Haiti relief effort so far.

CHICAGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Morningstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, and the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) will hold their first Healthcare Conference in New York City on March 4, 2010.

Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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