Quote of the Day

Countries with higher levels of gender equality have higher economic growth. Companies with more women on their boards have higher returns. Peace agreements that include women are more successful. Parliaments with more women take up a wider range of issues – including health, education, anti-discrimination, and child support.
 
Ban Ki-moon
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On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1882: German scientist Robert Koch discovers and describes the tubercle bacillus which causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Pleurodynia
 
Definition: (n)
 
1) a sharp pain in the side usually located in the intercostal muscles and believed to arise from inflammation of fibrous tissue

Quote of the Day

When you have cancer, it’s like you enter a new time zone: the Cancer Zone. Everything in the Tropic of Cancer revolves around your health or your sickness. I didn’t want my whole life to revolve around cancer. Life came first; cancer came second.
Regina Brett