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2010-07-13 14:28:58

Bladder cancer "coaches," or people who have gone through treatment for the disease, may help current patients cope with their diagnosis and manage treatment, said a health researcher from Baylor College of Medicine. "Because medical information can be complex, doctors may have difficulty relaying information about treatment procedures in a way that their patients understand," said Dr. David Latini, assistant professor in the Scott Department of Urology at BCM (www.bcm.edu/urology). "As a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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