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2005-09-20 14:21:26

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Acne patients who have been taking antibiotics for at least six weeks are twice as likely to develop an upper respiratory tract infection as those who aren't on antibiotic treatment, according to the results of a new study. Patients who need antibiotics for acne should not stop taking the drugs, Dr. David J. Margolis of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia told Reuters Health. However, physicians and patients...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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