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2010-11-20 00:00:48

Medical researchers estimate that moderate to severe scoliosis can decrease overall life expectancy by 14 years, a stunning statistic to say the least. Now, a new genetic laboratory test can predict if a child's scoliosis will become a moderate or severe problem. Grand Blanc, MI (PRWEB) November 19, 2010 Scoliosis affects about 3% of the US population per year. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine that can cause pressure on vital organs, including the lungs and heart. Medical researchers...

2008-09-19 21:00:15

FABULOUS food, fabulous surroundings and fabulous music - a festival with a difference is about to return to the Midlands. Entering its 17th year, Raymond Blanc's Le Festival aux Quat' Saisons welcomes outstanding talent from the world of opera, classical music and jazz. Next month's events - spread over three nights - take place in the historic and intimate 12th century St Mary's Church near the Michelin starred chef's flagship Oxfordshirehotel. Le Festival will feature opera singer...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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