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2012-04-14 23:00:26

Kelser Corporation presents $9,000 to the American Lung Association from the 2011 "Kelser Charity Challenge" golf tournament. In 2012, Kelser will host the 19th annual event in support of ALA efforts to fight for clean air and healthy lungs. East Hartford, CT (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 Kelser Corporation will hold their annual charity golf tournament in support of the American Lung Association. Partners, vendors, friends and employees will gather at the Indian...

2012-01-25 04:24:10

Adding the acid reflux drug lansoprazole to a standard inhaled steroid treatment for asthma does not improve asthma control in children who have no symptom of acid reflux, according to a new study funded in part by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health. Lansoprazole therapy slightly increased the risk of sore throats and other respiratory problems in children, however. Results of this study, which was also sponsored by the American...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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