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2007-06-27 00:10:00

By Lisa Martin DALLAS - A few years ago, at the urging of his wife, Greg Johnson scheduled the first checkup of his adult life. "I didn't even have a doctor," says the 49-year-old Corinth, Texas, businessman, who describes himself as a weekend athlete. When test results came back, the physician recommended Johnson follow up with a gastrointestinal specialist. But two months later, upon realizing that the appointment would conflict with his surfing trip to Costa Rica, Johnson canceled it and...

2006-06-29 08:00:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A man's sexual orientation appears to be determined in the womb, a new study suggests. Past research by Dr. Anthony F. Bogaert of Brock University in St. Catherines, Ontario and colleagues has shown that the more older brothers a man has, the more likely he is to be gay. But it has not been clear if this is a prenatal effect or a psychosocial effect, related to growing up with older male siblings. To investigate, Bogaert studied 944 gay and straight men, including...

2006-06-29 07:32:18

birth NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A man's sexual orientation appears to be determined in the womb, a new study suggests. Past research by Dr. Anthony F. Bogaert of Brock University in St. Catherines, Ontario and colleagues has shown that the more older brothers a man has, the more likely he is to be gay. But it has not been clear if this is a prenatal effect or a psychosocial effect, related to growing up with older male siblings. To investigate, Bogaert studied 944 gay and straight...

2006-06-26 23:38:36

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A man's sexual orientation appears to be determined in the womb, a new study suggests. Past research by Dr. Anthony F. Bogaert of Brock University in St. Catherines, Ontario and colleagues has shown that the more older brothers a man has, the more likely he is to be gay. But it has not been clear if this is a prenatal effect or a psychosocial effect, related to growing up with older male siblings. To investigate, Bogaert studied 944 gay and straight men,...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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