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2005-12-14 15:26:23

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The use of bedding that contains no synthetic materials appears to reduce the risk of developing wheezing in infants, Australian researchers report in the American Journal of Public Health. "These findings," lead author Dr. Leigh F. Trevillian told Reuters Health, "emphasize the important role of the infant sleeping environment in the development of asthma. They indicate the need for a greater public health effort to ensure optimal infant...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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