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2011-05-02 19:09:23

Exposed children with flu also stay in the hospital longer Children who are exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to need intensive care and intubation when hospitalized with influenza, according to new research by the University of Rochester Medical Center presented today at the Pediatric Academic Society meeting in Denver. The children also had longer hospital stays. "We know secondhand smoke contributes to chronic illnesses like asthma, but we haven't quantified the extent of what it...

2011-01-25 06:00:00

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (Nasdaq: PDLI) today announced the appointment of Caroline Krumel, CPA to the position of vice president of finance and chief accounting officer, effective January 31, 2011. Ms. Krumel will replace Karen Wilson, who is leaving PDL to return to California. "Caroline brings over 15 years of experience spearheading all financial functions in a variety of private and public companies," said John McLaughlin,...

2008-08-06 15:00:46

By Nandini Jayakrishna; Talia Buford WEST WARWICK -- Students at two local schools will meet new principals this fall. Brian J. Dillon, associate principal of West Warwick High School, has been appointed to lead Deering Middle School, while Mary Lou K. Almonte comes from the Westerly school system to take the helm at Wakefield Hills Elementary School. Almonte succeeds Janice Mowry, who left to head Hope Elementary School, in her hometown of Scituate. Dillon succeeds Karen Wilson, who...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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