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2013-05-16 23:30:38

Fueled by a passionate desire to make women aware of ovarian cancer´s signs and symptoms and be proactive about their health, the President of Turn The Towns Teal® has grown the nonprofit from a handful of New Jersey volunteers to a national grassroots movement in 36 states. Hoping to help even more women this year, Turn The Towns Teal is calling for volunteers now to get the word out in September. Brookside, NJ (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Most people in real estate work 24/7 with nonstop...

2013-05-07 23:30:55

After her diagnosis and treatment for ovarian cancer, Shannon Miller was worried she wouldn't be able to have another child. Today, cancer-free and pregnant, she's helping Turn The Towns Teal® to raise awareness about the disease. Brookside, NJ (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 After Shannon Miller, the most decorated gymnast in U.S. history, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer two-and-a-half years ago, she was worried she may not be able to have more children. “There was always that concern...

2012-12-06 05:04:24

Fellowship trained in treating cancers of the female reproductive system, Burton's expertise further enhances the wide range of Gyn Oncology services available at Abington Memorial Hospital. Abington, PA (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 Gynecologic Oncologist Elizabeth R. Burton, M.D., recently joined the staff of Abington Memorial Hospital´s Hanjani Institute for Gynecologic Oncology. Burton earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowdoin College where she made the dean´s list for four...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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