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2011-05-26 00:00:30

Mexico has the world’s second highest rate of childhood obesity. The Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) and the W.K.

2008-09-29 18:00:16

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Dana Weckesser, +1-202-974-3103, Fax +1-202-974-3636, weckessd@pahef.org WASHINGTON,Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Pan American Health Organization and the Pan American Health and Education Foundation presented Dr.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.