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2011-02-10 07:00:00

Consumers Encouraged To Take an Active Role in their Personal Heart Health CONCORD, Mass., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In time for American Heart Month, Welch's has introduced the Welch's Family Vine Tool, an online resource that enables consumers to trace their heart health history (1). Most Americans - 96%, according to one recent survey - believe that knowing their family health history is important. Yet only one-third of Americans have ever tried to gather this...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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