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Healthy App Measures Lung Function
2012-09-24 15:02:04

As part of an increasingly popular trend toward health-focused smartphone applications, a new iPhone app allows people to measure their lung function directly through their smartphones.

2012-09-18 23:02:29

Ongoing series of webinars featuring healthcare professionals and patients address the challenges faced by people with lung disease.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.