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2008-06-19 09:01:08

By Kathy Gilbert, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jun. 19--Sunshine peaks tomorrow, the longest day of the year. Yet health professionals increasingly warn that old sol is as much foe as friend, especially during the next few weeks. "It's a lifestyle issue. Prevention is part of the game," said Victor Czerkasij, a family nurse practitioner at Skin Cancer & Cosmetic Dermatology Center based in Dalton, Ga. Sunburn was once our only summer skin worry. Today, scientists know...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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