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Although the heart beats out a very familiar "lub-dub" pattern that speeds up or slows down as our activity increases or decreases, the pattern itself isn't as regular as you might think. In fact, the amount of time between heartbeats can vary even at a "constant" heart rate—and that variability, doctors have found, is a good thing.
By Associated Press NEW YORK -- From "Bounce" to "Road Show" -- the Stephen Sondheim- John Weidman musical has got a new name and now an opening date: Nov. 18 at the Public Theater. The show still tells the story of the Mizner brothers, Wilson and Addison, two men in search of the American dream.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.