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Adjective: Apollonian  (ap-uh-LOH-nee-un) Definition: 1. Of, relating to, or resembling the god Apollo 2. Harmonious, measured, ordered, or balanced in character Sample sentence:  His paintings exhibit a stately and Apollonian elegance, but too often fail to engage the viewer emotionally.

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Drinking six cups of green tea daily may slow the growth of prostate cancer. A study from UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, presented at the annual conference of the American Association for Cancer Research, showed that men scheduled for prostate removal who drank lots of green tea tamped down inflammation associated with the disease […]

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Verb: Ramify  (RAM-uh-fye) Definition: 1. To split up into branches or constituent parts. 2. To send forth branches or extensions. 3. To cause to branch. Sample sentence: The church council had decisions to make, ones that might soon ramify all across the country and even half a world away in the mission field.

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Contrary to what many women believe, menopause doesn’t lead to weight gain. Instead, the drop in estrogen redirects the process of fat storage in women from the hips to the abdomen, according to a review from the International Menopause Society published in the October 2012 issue of the journal Climateric. This change in the location […]

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Noun: Quintessence  (kwin-TESS-unss) Definition: 1. The essence of a thing in its purest and most concentrated form. 2. The most typical example or representative. Sample sentence: Roasting marshmallows over an open fire is the quintessence of the camping experience.

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Adjective: Pedagogical  (ped-uh-GAH-jih-kul) Definition: Of, relating to, or befitting a teacher or education. Sample sentence: New teachers will be evaluated on pedagogical skills such as lesson planning and classroom management.

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New research suggests that blood tests for certain hormones might indicate a woman’s risk of breast cancer, and might be predictive for up to 20 years. This interesting possibility emerged in an investigation of postmenopausal women taking part in the long-running Nurses’ Health Study. Researchers from Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital took blood samples from […]

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The “Two Tickets to Paradise Christmas Giveaway” was a great success!  Mary Jo Cook is ecstatic! Everyone had fun at the party! Mama Russo’s fed us well. They say a picture paints a thousand words….all our pictures should write a book! Check out this link http://broadcasteverywhere.org/?p=1474 to see all the fun! A big thanks goes […]

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Adjective: Heliacal  (hih-LYE-uh-kul) Definition:  Relating to or near the sun — used especially of the last setting of a star before and its first rising after invisibility due to conjunction with the sun’s rising and setting. Sample sentence: If you wish to watch the heliacal rising of Sirius, you’ve got to wait until August.

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A GPS driven app, RunKeeper allows you to keep track of your workouts, view your progress, and share your stats with friends. Login and create a profile and select an activity, such as running or swimming, create a goal, and the app will load a recommended training schedule. Tap the activities tab to view details […]

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