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2008-08-17 18:00:51

HOSPITALS can expect a rise in the number of patients admitted with suspected strokes tonight - because it's a full moon. Researchers at Glasgow University said the number of people having the symptoms without actually suffering a stroke peaks with the lunar cycle.

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2008-05-14 12:55:49

Leaving infants less that one month old in a sitting position for a long period of time may place them at an increased risk for sudden infant death, according to Dr. Aurore Cote.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.