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Researchers Say General Health Checkups Do Not Save Lives
2012-10-17 09:45:11

Most people visit their doctors for regularly-scheduled general checkups with the notion that doing so provides them with the security of knowing they will live a long, happy life. But those people could be accepting false hope, according to Danish researchers who carried out a recent study.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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