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Deadly SARS-Like Coronavirus Could Strike US, Warns CDC
2013-03-09 07:19:11

The deadly new virus that has caused 14 people to fall ill and resulted in eight fatalities to date has yet to infect anyone in the US, but that hasn’t stopped the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from issuing a preemptive warning to state and local health officials.

2012-08-10 23:00:05

SociBuzz.com promises to change the way companies advertiser across all Social Media networks.

Archaeology Expands Beyond Traditional Scope Into Other Sciences
2012-05-01 08:00:35

The popular perception of archaeology is a team of dusty individuals in wide-brimmed hats unearthing treasures from a pharaoh’s tomb or an ancient collection of Native American artifacts.

Antipsychotic Medication Death Rate Among Dementia Patients Analyzed
2012-02-27 06:21:22

A new Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women's Hospital study has discovered that some types of antipsychotic medication present more of a risk of death in older dementia patients than others.

2011-03-25 00:00:28

Engaged couple to recite vows before the gun fires at 35th Annual Lilac Bloomsday Run May 1, 2011 in Spokane, Wash. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Spokane’s Lilac Bloomsday Run, held every year on the first Sunday of May, is the world’s largest timed 12k race with upwards of 60,000 participants each year.

2011-01-14 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.