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2014-05-07 09:58:07

When single mothers lose their jobs, their children suffer significant negative effects as young adults.

faking laughter
2014-05-07 05:24:07

We’ve all pretended to laugh at those bad jokes our friends, family members or coworkers tell every now and then, but how often are we convincing in those efforts? Apparently, just over one-third of the time.

2014-05-02 23:01:00

A now-former UCLA orthopedic surgery department chairman alleged the medical school permitted physicians to accept industry payments and then retaliated against him for bringing the matter to

2014-04-29 16:59:13

A graduate student in Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, and two of his undergraduate trainees, were selected by the Council on Undergraduate Research to present their original research on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.

2014-04-28 16:30:13

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After UCLA settled a whistleblower case for $10 million in which accusations of conflicts of interest between doctors and the medical

2014-04-24 12:24:21

Report commissioned by LABC Institute encourages incentives to share benefits of emerging commercial solar market with low-income areas throughout Los Angeles; many local programs already benefiting

2014-04-23 09:46:08

Administering a clot-dissolving drug to stroke victims quickly — ideally within the first 60 minutes after they arrive at a hospital emergency room — is crucial to saving their lives, preserving their brain function and reducing disability.

2014-04-23 08:32:28

LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 7, 2014 global experts on malignant pleural mesothelioma will convene in Santa Monica, CA at the 4th Annual International Symposium on Lung-Sparing

2014-04-08 16:21:47

LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 19(th) Annual Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation's (JCCF) "TASTE FOR A CURE," is set for Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Beverly Wilshire

2014-04-08 08:29:47

New Research Documents the Effectiveness of Epidural Stimulation as a Therapy Option for Paralysis; Results Published Today in Brain LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.