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2008-10-29 15:00:27

A 25-year-old new bride who is dying of cervical cancer says the age at which a woman can first receive a pap smear in Britain should be lowered. The Daily Telegraph said Wednesday that Katie Brickell has begun calling for a reduced age for a woman's first pap smear from 25 to 16 after her repeated attempts to receive the gynecological test were rejected. Brickell said if her initial requests for the medical test at the age of 19 had been approved, doctors may have discovered the cancer...


Word of the Day
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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