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2004-11-25 18:00:08

TORONTO (CP) - There's no way to fix lengthy wait times for health-care services without addressing the country's pressing shortage of family doctors, the group representing those practitioners warned Thursday.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.