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2012-06-26 23:02:51

Baby Riddle, an online baby clothing retailer, provides extra options for the millions of pregnant women who are struggling with the dreaded morning sickness.

2012-06-04 17:45:45

Five new studies provide evidence to support simple steps we can take to prevent illness and improve our overall health.

2012-05-31 11:58:10

The American Medical Association's Code of Ethics prohibits physicians from prescribing treatments that they consider to be placebos unless the patients know this and agree to take them anyway.

2012-05-14 21:21:31

According to a small clinical trial reported by investigators from Japan, acupuncture appears to be associated with improvement of dyspnea (labored breathing) on exertion, in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.