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2011-04-21 11:19:31

A greater risk of serious behavior problems later in life has been linked to infants who cry excessively, and who have problems sleeping and feeding, scientists reveal in a research that will be published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood. Persistent crying, sleeping and/or feeding problems are known as regulatory problems. Researchers found that around 20% of all infants show some sign of these regulatory problems in their first year of life. This can disrupt the families and...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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