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Health News Archive - November 19, 2011

Jimmy LeSage, M.S., Founder and Director of New Life Hiking Spa in Killington, Vermont Received "Best Spa Manager" in the Coveted SpaFinder 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards in New York

EU Bans Companies From Claiming Water Prevents Dehydration

In what can only be described as a bizarre ruling, the European Union has ruled that drinking water manufacturers cannot claim that their product prevents dehydration, or they could face up to two years in prison.

Avastin Loses Approval For Breast Cancer Treatment

The FDA has ruled that the drug Avastin should no longer be used by breast cancer patients because there is no proof that it can prolong their lives and because of the medicine's dangerous side effects.

Students are invited to attend a free orientation session about the new programs on January 24, 2012 at SMCC, and those who choose to enroll will receive a free laptop computer. Phoenix,

The Fruit Cultivation Magazine Pomology.org has newly included the category Mikan (Satsuma) to its collection of crops.

Trade Only Design Library – found at http://www.todl.com – is now featuring a number of GLASS RECYCLED products in their online library of over 300,000 selections.

New features in ezCheckPersonal provide more options and flexibility and speeds up check writing.

According to Craig Kastning, a Chicago Personal Trainer, one of the main reasons people seek a Chicago personal trainer is to stay on track with their weight loss plans.

The Doctors Health Press, a publisher of various natural health newsletters books and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, supports a recent clinical study that

Craig Kastning a Chitown boot camp personal trainer says that not every woman bounces back from pregnancy quickly.

Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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