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2010-10-01 11:44:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the GW Cancer Institute (GWCI) were recently awarded $4.25 million by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to establish a National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center.

2009-02-26 13:50:00

Telemedicine Program Allows Doctors to Diagnose and Advise Patients from Thousands of Miles Away WASHINGTON, Feb.

2008-08-07 12:01:26

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When you see professional football players on the field they appear invincible, but life after football often means they may be more vulnerable to health problems than the fans watching them every Sunday.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.