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Patients Stop Using Drugs When Color, Shape Of Pill Changes
2013-01-02 06:38:41

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly 70 percent of the medications prescribed to patients come in the form of generic prescriptions. However, even though these off-brand drugs are chemically equivalent to their brand-name counterparts, most differ physically (different shapes and colors). And a new study has found that patients are over 50 percent more likely to stop taking their meds when the generic version doesn´t match the brand name. Researchers from...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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