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2010-04-13 15:02:53

New national survey conducted by Indiana University's Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research.

2009-08-24 12:00:34

Do Americans believe controversial assertions about health care reform including death panels, threats to Medicare, abortions, illegal immigrants, and other claims which the White House have labeled as untrue "myths?"

2007-12-21 10:46:14

Popular culture is loaded with myths and half-truths. Most are harmless.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.