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2008-12-03 09:00:00

RICHMOND, Texas, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- CYNACON/OCuSOFT(R) a broad based supplier of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals and supplies is pleased to announce the latest findings from a recent study(1).

2008-09-25 09:00:18

By Jane E. Brody Most people expect to return from vacation with fond memories of a relaxing or exciting time and perhaps photos to document it. That wasn't exactly the case for one 25-year-old man who took a trip to a Brazilian beach.

2008-09-08 21:00:27

What you should know Many "bugs" in and around your house are harmless. In some countries, people even eat bugs. However, insects can take over your pantry, kitchen, your bathroom, or beds. Many bugs are so tiny you cannot see them.

2008-09-03 18:00:41

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Obama versus McCain. Ohio State versus Michigan. The World Series. Allergy sufferer versus allergens. As anyone with allergies can attest, the fall season is home to more than one showdown.

2008-08-28 15:00:24

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: What can I do to get rid of scabies? I had a terrible itch on my fingers and hands, and it was diagnosed as eczema. The eczema medicine didn't work. My doctor sent me to a dermatologist, who made the scabies diagnosis.

2008-08-08 09:01:33

By Susan Jurgelski HomeFront Energy Saving Reduce electric consumption. Cover up with a fan. The Bedfan Personal Cooling System can be placed anywhere along the foot of the bed.

2008-07-28 13:16:31

One of the biggest world wide threats to honey bees, the varroa mite, could soon be about to meet its nemesis.

2008-07-17 15:00:19

By Rosie Schnieder For the Telegraph OK, I surrender. I am defeated and humbled by an entity so heinous ... so horribly inhuman that it plagues me now, even as I write these trembling words.

2008-06-29 19:27:59

Scientists are one step closer to understanding the recent demise of billions of honey bees after making an important discovery about the transmission of a common bee virus. Deformed wing virus (DWV) is passed between adult bees and to their developing brood by a parasitic mite called Varroa destructor when it feeds. However, research published in the July issue of the Journal of General Virology suggests that the virus does not replicate in Varroa, highlighting the need for further...

2008-06-20 00:00:28

A U.S. specialist in healthy indoor environments says parents need to put health first when preparing a nursery for their infant. Steven Hong, of Sylvane Inc., in Roswell, Ga., says fresh paint may look great but lingering fumes can cause nausea, eye irritation or other problems.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.