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2015-04-28 16:20:40

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Past research has suggested that people with impulsive, angry personality traits run a higher risk of engaging in aggressive driving behavior

2015-03-30 12:38:18

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adolescents who have engaged in past risky online behavior are much more likely than older young adults to repeat the behavior in the future,

2015-02-27 12:20:35

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2014-06-24 16:21:47

MCLEAN, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Current approaches may be underestimating the risks posed to children by toxic metals that they are exposed to while playing outdoors, according

2014-05-21 12:29:13

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new health study that accounts for "acquired immunity" when evaluating the risk of microbial illness from food or environmental exposures


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]