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Blood Test Discovers Allergies Before Implant Surgery
2013-05-15 11:35:41

[ Watch The Video Allergies to Metal, Cement in Joint Implants Rising ] National Jewish Health A growing number of patients learn of allergies to new hips and knees only after surgery is done Imagine what Paula Spurlock must have been going through. Shortly after having a hip replaced in 2011, the trouble started. "I had horrible itching, really bad migraines and intense pain throughout my body," she said. "I couldn't take it. Every single thing in me itched." After many months...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.