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2011-11-16 08:00:00

The Circle of Care Foundation (âœCOCBFâ) announced today its new name: The Circle of Care Burn Foundation (http://www.circleofcareburnfoundation.org), devoted to improving the lives of burn survivors and their families. The name more clearly identifies the organizationâs intended purpose, complementing a number of recent achievements that have garnered praise from a variety of doctors, celebrities and other public figures. Solana Beach, CA...

2011-11-16 22:53:50

A study of burn patients has found that those who suffered the most severe smoke inhalation also had more inflammation and spent more time on ventilators and in intensive care. The study, led by researchers at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, is published ahead of print in the journal Critical Care Medicine. It is the first to show that the severity of smoke-inhalation injury may play a role in the overall pulmonary inflammatory response. Inflammation occurs in...

Study Finds Tanning Bed Cancer Risk Greater than Previously Believed
2011-10-10 05:11:20

Indoor tanning beds could be more likely to cause cancer than previously realized, as the ultraviolet radiation they use could cause damage below the visible layer of skin, claims a new study published in the latest edition of the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. According to Telegraph Science Correspondent Nick Collins, the researchers behind the study have discovered that UVA rays, which are also given off by the sun and are often viewed as fairly harmless, could target "target the...

2011-07-07 00:00:29

GSC Products has launched a revolutionary burn relief cream using a little known deep sea microorganism as the active ingredient. Fresh Beauty Market brand Burn Butter features Thermus Thermophilus, a microorganism that lives in deep sea environments once considered too hostile for any life. Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 GSC Products has launched a revolutionary burn relief cream using a little known deep sea microorganism as the active ingredient. Fresh Beauty Market brand Burn...


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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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