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2005-03-04 08:25:00

After slow start, widespread activity reported, U.S. officials say HealthDay News -- Flu activity has increased steadily in the United States since late December and, as of mid-February, may not have peaked, federal health officials report. But after a slow start, 2004-2005 is shaping up as a fairly typical flu season, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "This [the prospect of a late February peak] is not something unexpected or out of the ordinary," said...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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