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2009-11-25 08:59:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional society of blood specialists, will recognize a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and the national spokesperson for the Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis for their efforts to promote biomedical research. The Public Service awards will be announced in conjunction with the Society's 51st Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA. Melanie Bloom, national...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.