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Musical Tones Treat Insomnia
2012-11-20 20:57:52

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If you have trouble falling or staying asleep, you are not alone. Approximately 48 percent of Americans have reported having occasional insomnia with 22 percent claiming they suffer from insomnia on a frequent or even nightly basis. Insomnia is a symptom, not a condition. It can be caused by a host of issues like anxiety, stress, depression, disease or pain. Also, the use of certain over-the-counter and prescription...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'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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