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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.