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2008-04-30 03:00:10

By Coyer, Sharon M Lash, Ayhan Aytekin Anemia is a decrease in erythrocyte mass or amount of hemoglobin from impaired production of erythrocytes, blood loss, or increased erythocyte destruction. The pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and selected pathologies of anemia and their implications for nursing practice are reviewed. As many as 4 million Americans have anemia; women younger than age 65 have six times more anemia than men. Anemia is increasingly a health problem for older...

2006-07-26 19:00:19

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran funk rocker Prince and his second wife are ending their five-year marriage, People magazine reported on Wednesday. The celebrity magazine cited Prince's lawyer, Alan Eidsness, as saying that a sealed divorce action was filed on May 24 at Hennepin County District Court in Prince's home state of Minnesota. Prince, 48, and Testolini Nelson, 29, a Toronto native who used to work at his charitable foundation, were married in 2001. She took her husband's...

2005-07-03 17:08:14

By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Wisconsin Senator GaylordNelson, who founded Earth Day 35 years ago to propagate hislifelong devotion to the environment, died at his home early onSunday. Nelson, 89, whose congressional legacy includedenvironmental measures such as the 1964 Wilderness Act and astand against the Vietnam War, had been suffering fromcardiovascular disease, according to his family. Nelson, a Democrat, served three terms in the Senate beforelosing a 1980 election....


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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