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2005-12-20 09:05:00

Simple precautions can help parents keep their children from harm HealthDay News -- As the holiday shopping season draws to a close, experts are urging parents to carefully screen the toys their children receive this year and assess their safety. Approximately 165,000 American children aged 14 and under were treated at hospital emergency rooms for toy-related injuries in 2002, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Nearly half of the children treated were ages 4 and under....

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.