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2014-06-30 16:27:04

CHICAGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 27, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Iowa, featuring a panel

2013-06-18 15:35:39

Treating patients with dementia can be viewed as a difficult task for doctors, but Penn State College of Medicine researchers say that storytelling may be one way to improve medical students' perceptions of people affected by the condition.

2011-10-05 18:59:06

A tracheostomy performed within the first seven days after a severe head injury results in better overall patient outcome.

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2011-08-08 08:35:00

That first cigarette of the morning may be the most dangerous one you have all day.

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2011-05-17 06:05:00

Children who are obese, asthmatic, anxious or depressed are more likely to experience excessive daytime sleepiness.


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'.