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2013-05-27 23:14:25

To meet the growing need of orthopedic services in eastern Sonoma County, Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO, http://www.srortho.com) surgeon Michael J. Star, MD, expands his practice to the town of Sonoma. Dr. Star´s specialties include general orthopedic care/surgery, total joint replacement, as well as spinal disorders. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 After over twenty years caring for patients in Santa Rosa, veteran orthopedic physician, Michael J. Star, is opening an SRO satellite...

2013-05-20 23:24:56

St. Helena Hospital has entered into a new agreement with Five Orthopedic Surgeons to expand 24/7 coverage of orthopedic care in St. Helena, including orthopedic trauma and fractures, minimally invasive joint replacement, and treatment of disorders of the hip, knee, shoulder, spine, hand and upper extremities. St. Helena, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 St. Helena Hospital has entered into a new agreement with five orthopedic surgeons to expand 24/7 coverage of orthopedic care in St. Helena,...

2013-05-16 12:31:52

MRI useful for predicting failure of metal-on-metal hip implants Metal-on-metal hip implants can cause inflammation of the joint lining (synovitis) long before symptoms appear, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to identify this inflammation, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery. The study, which appears in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, demonstrates that MRI can be used to identify implants that are going to...

2013-03-23 23:04:03

Seminar Presented by the Greenwich Hospital Women´s Health Initiative to highlight women´s sports injuries. Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 from 12-1:30 PM, Katie Vadasdi, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist from ONS (Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists) on Valley Drive will be the featured speaker at a Greenwich Hospital Women´s Health Initiative lunchtime event on gender differences in sports injuries. The talk will take...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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