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Veisalgia: a hangover, from the Norwegian word "kveis," or "uneasiness following debauchery," combined with the Greek word for pain.

Phobia of the Week

Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia: fear of long words

Food for Thought

An avocado a day may help keep nasty gut microbes at bay. Researchers say new data suggests that daily avocado consumption can help improve intestinal health. This is partly due to its high dietary fiber and monounsaturated fat content, and because it appears to influence gut microbes and the metabolites they produce, though more research is needed to pinpoint the exact causes and effects.

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I can tell you a coronavirus joke now, but you'll need to wait two weeks to see if you got it.

Observation

"I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin deep. That's deep enough. What do want, an adorable pancreas?" -- Irish-American playwright Jean Kerr (1922-2003)

Medical History

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