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2014-01-14 16:25:34

Best known as an adolescent disease, scoliosis is more debilitating when it strikes later in life CHICAGO, Jan.

2014-01-09 16:24:54

Northwestern Medicine dispels common flu myths that prevent some from staying healthy CHICAGO, Jan.

2014-01-09 12:27:13

Coalition publishes new evidence on the patient impact of drug shortages in U.S. CHICAGO, Jan.

2014-01-03 12:23:18

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Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".