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Latest Dale Umetsu Stories

2011-05-31 12:35:33

When children with asthma get the flu, they often land in the hospital gasping for air.

2011-03-22 12:37:50

Some 3 million children in the United States have some form of food allergy, ranging in severity from mild to life-threatening.

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2010-12-13 13:40:00

Activating the right immune cells in infants could lead to new vaccine.

2010-12-13 11:00:00

Activating the right immune cells in infants could lead to new vaccine strategies BOSTON, Dec.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.