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2011-02-15 16:01:38

A study by Mount Sinai School of Medicine finds that Medicare costs at the end of life are influenced more by patient characteristics, such as ability to function, the severity of the illness, and family support than by regional factors, such as the number of hospital beds available.

2010-06-01 13:56:19

New study reveals strategy for reversing stagnant survival rates.

2009-08-18 17:37:47

British and European researchers say Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart likely died from a strep throat epidemic that appeared to have occurred in Vienna in 1791. Many theories, including mercury poisoning, syphilis, trichinosis and other conditions, have been suggested over the years as the cause of Mozart's death but an epidemiological analysis published in the Aug.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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