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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.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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