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2011-07-19 06:20:00

Exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with a heightened risk of hearing loss among teenagers, researchers report in the July issue Archives of Otolaryngology. The nationwide study is the first to link secondhand smoke to hearing loss. "More than half of all children in the U.S. are exposed to secondhand smoke, so our finding that it can lead to hearing loss in teenagers has huge public health implications," said lead author Dr. Anil Lalwani, professor of professor of otolaryngology,...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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