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2012-04-30 14:20:15

Removing a child's ruptured appendix sooner rather than later significantly lowers hospital costs and charges.

2012-04-03 09:52:29

Researchers have affirmed that pancreatic cancer patients can literally take a step-by-step approach to combat fatigue.

2012-04-03 09:51:16

Pediatric surgeons can lower health care costs if they remove a young patient’s perforated appendix sooner rather than later.

2012-03-08 01:06:00

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have demonstrated that cancer of the appendix is different than colon cancer, a distinction that could lead to more effective treatments for both diseases.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).