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2009-02-23 21:40:20

A Colorado doctor who is also a prize-winning dancer recommends dancing to patients and their spouses for its health, wellness and emotional benefits. Dr. Carla Murphy, chief of staff of the emergency room at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, Colo., says she often sees patients when they are experiencing results of poor eating and sedentary lifestyle. She says she frequently counsels patients on the benefits of dance. Murphy has practiced what she preaches, winning 15...


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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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