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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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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.