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2012-09-18 13:57:13

At St. Jude Children´s Research Hospital, patients use beads to mark treatment milestones, from losing their hair to completing chemotherapy, in a program other hospitals could tailor to meet the needs of their patients When Kayla Dehnert tells friends and family in Northern California about life as a St. Jude Children´s Research Hospital patient, she pulls out a string of beads taller than she is. “This is a learning-to-take medicine bead,” Kayla explains,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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