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2010-04-01 10:46:00

ATLANTA, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Primrose Schools, the leader in educational child care, announces the Lopez family of Colorado Springs as the winner of the Family Dance-off, a national campaign to promote physical activity and healthy lifestyle choices. In honor of the Lopez family's victory, Primrose will make a $30,000 donation to their local Children's Miracle Network hospital, The Children's Hospital in Denver. "We are thrilled to announce the Lopez family as the winners of the...

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2008-08-14 14:05:00

Many doctors are struggling to determine how and when someone can be declared dead in the case of organ donors. In the past, doctors have had to determine that the donor's brain has completely stopped working, but a new report on three heart transplants involving babies is raising controversy. The report shows that although the three babies were on life support and showed little brain activity, they failed to meet the general criteria for brain death. Each of the infants' families had given...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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