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Flu Season Was Tough On Kids, Over 100 Deaths Reported
2013-03-23 05:25:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online US health officials are reporting that this year´s flu season is winding down, but in its wake, it has resulted in more than 100 deaths among children — most of whom had not been vaccinated against the illness. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics, influenza has claimed the lives of 105 youngsters so far this season. That´s more than triple the number of children who died...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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