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2008-03-06 15:45:00

The blemish may be gone but it has left behind a not so friendly reminder. Acne scars or discoloration left on the skin can be treated with lasers and fading creams, but dermatologists at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston say prevention and time are the best ways to handle the problem. "There are a number of different types of scars that can be left on the skin," said Dr. Ramsey Markus, assistant professor of dermatology and director of the Laser Center at BCM. "No one treatment is best...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'