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2013-02-05 23:00:39

A recent article by WebMD discussed the alarming statistics of how many suffer from Acne, Probiotic Acne responds with advice on treatment options. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 Generally, the public sees Acne as an unpleasant right of passage for teens, but many are unaware that the skin condition burdens men and women of all ages for years past their teens. WebMD reports that Acne, is not the same Acne for each age group, and often varies from teens to adults. Amy Derick, MD, a...

A New Pew Survey Finds Many Americans Rely On Medical Diagnosis From The Internet
2013-01-15 14:58:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Whether it´s serving as a reference tool for clear-eyed amateur diagnosticians or gasoline on the fire for crazed hypochondriacs, WebMD and other online medical resources are fairly popular with Americans, according to a new poll from the Pew Research Center. A telephone survey of more than 3,000 people showed that about 35 percent of the U.S. uses the internet to learn about their medical condition, real or imagined. Within...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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