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Morning After Pill Approved For Ages 15 And Up
2013-05-02 05:50:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved on Tuesday the over-the-counter sale of morning-after pills for those 15 years of age and older, and will make the pills available on store shelves, rather than being sold from a pharmacy. Until now, emergency contraception has been available by prescription only to those under the age of 17, and was only sold from behind pharmacy counters. The FDA ruling, which takes effect...

2013-04-22 11:27:41

Risk increases with dose; unrecognized problem, doctors warn Many competitors try to prevent pain interfering with their performance by taking painkillers that are readily available in pharmacies and supermarkets, say the authors. And in a bid to find out what impact these common drugs might have, the authors quizzed participants in the 2010 Bonn Marathon/Half-Marathon about their use of medication and any symptoms they had during and/or after the race. In all, just under 4000 (56%)...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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