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2013-08-20 17:14:40

People in end-stage kidney failure in need of a kidney transplant are much less likely to be placed on a waiting list for a new kidney or to actually receive a new kidney once on the list if they are unemployed or work part time.

Airline Travelers Can Become Invaluable Medical Assistants In Flight
2013-05-31 12:16:21

“Is there a doctor on board this plane?” is more than just a phrase quipped in movies. There are times, in fact, when a medical professional could be needed midair to take care of a fellow passenger.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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