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  • n  any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
  • n  the occurrence of a change for the worse
  • n  the act of damaging something or someone
  • v  cause or do harm to
    These pills won't harm your system

  • Taking an herbal supplement can sometimes do more harm than it does good.
  • In the latest study on the effects of popular videos such as the "Baby Einstein" and "Brainy Baby" series, researchers find that these products may be doing more harm than good.
  • The additions: bioethical sins, morally dubious experiments that harm human embryos, drug abuse, polluting, social injustice, accumulating excessive wealth and creating poverty.
News & Articles

  • One tough old bird rules the parking lot
    No harm, no fowl, say admirers of McNugget, the rooster who shares a downtown Issaquah parking lot with Your Espresso and Staples stores.
    June 17, 2013 - Seattle Times
  • James Kirkland Arrested for Assault; Has the End Finally Come for the Mandingo Warrior?
    COMMENTARY | In what may amount to the final nail in his professional coffin, former world title contender James Kirkland has been arrested for assault and charged with "causing bodily harm to a family member," according to the American-Statesman, a newspaper based out of Kirkland's hometown of Austin, Texas.
    June 17, 2013 - Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports
  • Medical intervention in transgender adolescents appears to be safe and effective
    ( The Endocrine Society ) Hormone treatment to halt puberty in adolescents with gender identity disorder does not cause lasting harm to their bones, a new study finds. The results were presented today at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
    June 17, 2013 - EurekAlert!

  • Raymond Kelly in Dallas Morning News
    New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said at afternoon news conference that the bomb found in a Nissan Pathfinder on Saturday night was "a sober reminder that New York is a target for people who want to come here and do us harm."
  • Nancy Pelosi in CBS News
    I believe a boycott of the Beijing Olympics would unfairly harm our athletes who have worked so hard to prepare for the competition,Pelosi said in a statement.
  • Roger Goodell in Atlanta Journal Constitution
    In a letter to Stallworth, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the player's actions caused "irreparable harm to the victim and his family, your club, your fellow players and the NFL."

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