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2011-01-24 12:48:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will lay a wreath at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia at 10 a.m. EST, Thursday, Jan. 27, to commemorate the agency's National Day of Remembrance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA has an agency-wide Day of Remembrance every January to honor the fallen crews of Apollo 1, space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, and all of...

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2010-05-24 12:50:00

Doctors said on Monday that parents can rest assured that getting kids their vaccine shots on time will not hurt their mental skills. "A lot of parents are concerned that children receive too many vaccines too soon," Dr. Michael J. Smith, of the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky, told Reuters News. Some parents skip recommended vaccines out of fear of autism, for instance, and some choose to space out shots. Smith said he wanted to study the issue to address parents'...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.