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Elderly May Be At Greater Risk Of Alcohol Impairment
2013-04-12 08:28:47

A new study from Baylor University shows that the elderly might suffer a greater impairment in coordination, learning and memory caused by an acute dose of alcohol than young people might.

2013-03-23 23:01:00

The Baylor University campus in Waco, Texas, is about to undergo a major transformation with the addition of a new on-campus football stadium.

2013-03-13 17:48:37

For the third year in a row Baylor College of Medicine has improved in the rankings in U.S. News & World Report, moving up to No. 18 among all research-intensive U.S. medical schools.

2013-02-27 23:00:55

Selection of North Cypress Medical Center on list of “Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Heart Care” is based on women’s preferences, recommendation rating and clinical excellence

2013-01-16 16:08:30

Public relations professionals who have provided ethics counsel to senior management are at least as fervent about serving the public interest -- sometimes even more so -- as they are about their duty to their organizations, according to a Baylor University researcher.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.