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2009-05-07 07:36:37

A Toronto benefactor has enabled the Princess Margaret Hospital to screen patients for breast cancer and have results ready the same day. Under the cancer hospital's traditional system, women could wait as long as 37 days for a diagnosis and treatment plan but a $12.5 million donation allows the hospital to acquire a diagnostic equipment that analyzes core biopsies within hours, The Globe and Mail reported. The grant came from Emmanuelle Gattuso and her husband, broadcasting magnate Allan...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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