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2010-04-07 11:42:00

NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Hiccup Media (http://www.hiccupmedia.com) announced today a strategic partnership with Conversation, LLC, who will provide digital marketing services for the production house. "We have always focused on having a strong sense of follow-through, from production to digital distribution and marketing," said Rob Simone, Co-Founder of Hiccup Media. "We now have a strong strategic partner that specializes in cutting-edge solutions that others are scrambling to...

2006-04-19 11:40:00

DUBLIN -- Persistent hiccupping in addition to weight-loss and difficulty swallowing could be a warning sign of cancer of the esophagus, an Irish researcher said on Wednesday. Professor Tom Walsh, of the James Connolly Memorial Hospital in Dublin, told a meeting of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland that some patients with esophageal cancer complain of persistent hiccups. "Up to now, hiccups have not been recognized as a possible harbinger of cancer," Walsh told Reuters. But in a study...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'