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2010-08-10 08:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas School Nurses Organization (TSNO) and the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) have joined the Voices of Meningitis campaign to urge parents to vaccinate preteens and teens in San Antonio against meningococcal disease, a rare but serious bacterial infection that can cause meningitis and take the life of a child in just a single day. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and leading medical groups recommend...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'