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Study Finds Soda Consumption Increases Overall Stroke Risk
2012-04-20 09:13:30

Research is the first to examine soda and stroke risk

2012-03-22 13:43:48

Researchers have identified an enzyme linked to pregnancy-induced hypertension – also known as pre-eclampsia – a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and swelling due to fluid retention.

March Madness Means Basketball, Pizza, and...Vasectomies?
2012-03-17 04:24:08

The promotion promises guys a free pizza and a guilt-free way to watch the NCAA "March Madness" basketball tournament, with their wives' blessings. The only thing they have to do to take advantage of the offer? Get a vasectomy.

2012-02-14 08:00:00

Advanced brain tumor treatment is now available and offers a minimally-invasive surgical option to traditional brain


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.