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2013-05-06 23:25:31

Award ceremony will be held on May 10 in Irvine, Calif. La Habra, Calif.

2013-05-05 23:03:25

In 2013, government regulators will penalize 1,427 U.S. hospitals because too many of their patients are re-admitted to the hospital for follow-on care.

2012-07-18 23:00:25

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2012-03-16 09:39:04

One in three older people who have difficulty reading and understanding basic health related information may be at increased risk of death.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.