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2008-09-16 00:00:00

By JESSICA SARGEANT Herald Reporter The mother of a 16-year-old with muscular dystrophy has called for a 'radical change' in how care is provided for patients such as her son.


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.