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2008-06-17 09:00:09

By Betsy Mason, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jun. 17--The benefits of eating right and staying active may extend well beyond your physique, all the way down to your genes, Bay Area scientists have found.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.