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2011-03-23 16:50:00

LINCOLN, Neb., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With radiation levels rising in Japanese drinking water, companies are looking to Pure Water distillers to provide a reliable source of safe drinking water for their employees' families. The concern is due to high levels of radioactive iodine-131 that have been found in drinking water supplies in parts of Tokyo and surrounding areas. The Japanese government instructed that infants and children should not consume the contaminated tap water...

2009-02-01 13:47:43

Thalidomide victims in Britain say the government is denying them financial aid as they age and their health worsens. It's estimated more than 450 people whose mothers took thalidomide during pregnancy are nearing 50 and suffering physical breakdowns, The Sunday Times of London reported. Thousands of British mothers were prescribed thalidomide as a cure for morning sickness, and gave birth to babies who then died or grew up with drastically stunted arms and fingers and no shoulder joints....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.