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2009-12-17 19:08:00

If it's time to "deck the halls" of your home, be mindful of potential injuries, said an expert at Baylor College of Medicine. "About 6,000 injuries each year are related to the holiday season," said Dr. Shkelzen Hoxhaj, interim chief of the emergency medicine section at BCM. "It's not a small problem, it's a significant issue." Common holiday injuries Hoxhaj says that some of the most common injuries during the holidays are related to falls from decorating. They range from back injuries to...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'