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2011-10-19 08:17:05

Despite substantial reductions in the hospital death rates for heart attack patients across all age groups, there are still worrying inequalities in heart attack management for the elderly.

2004-11-25 03:00:16

Professionals praised but concerns voiced over mental health and breast checks HEALTH SERVICES for older people have improved markedly over the past three years, but concerns remain over mental health and palliative care, nurses and campaigners said last week.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.