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2013-11-05 12:28:07

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Way back in the 17th century, John Donne, English attorney, cleric and preeminent representative of the metaphysical poets, wrote: "Sleep is pain's easiest salve, as doth fulfill all offices of death, except to kill." Today, those words could especially resonate with the estimated three to five million U.S. men and women with Type 2 diabetes who suffer from Painful Diabetic Neuropathy (PDN), as half of them report trouble falling or...

2012-05-09 14:22:48

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When Elena Delle Donne entered the University of Connecticut in 2008, she was doing what was expected from the nation's top high school basketball player -- joining an elite collegiate program. What she did next -- leaving UConn to transfer to the University of Delaware -- was a decision from the heart. Older sister Lizzie, born with cerebral palsy, "is my angel and my motivation," Delle Donne would later explain to the media of her return home to...

2006-01-27 08:42:22

Please read in paragraph 13 ... Andrew Motion ... instead of ... John Motion ... . By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's National Portrait Gallery launched a public appeal on Friday to buy a unique picture of iconic 16th century English poet John Donne. The oil on panel portrait inscribed "Oh Lady Lighten My Darkness" shows Donne with piercing eyes and full lips emerging from the darkness, his lace collar suggestively undone. "This fascinating portrait of the great writer...

2006-01-27 08:48:43

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's National Portrait Gallery launched a public appeal on Friday to buy a unique picture of iconic 16th century English poet John Donne. The oil on panel portrait inscribed "Oh Lady Lighten My Darkness" shows Donne with piercing eyes and full lips emerging from the darkness, his lace collar suggestively undone. "This fascinating portrait of the great writer is a compelling image and a painting of outstanding significance," National Portrait...