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2014-01-23 16:24:53

Woman Harmed by Alcohol-Abusing Doctor Who Kept His Problem Secret Speaks Out OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog launched a billboard publicizing a new toll-free hotline, 1-844-DOCS-DUI, calling on the public and physicians to report suspected drug and alcohol abuse by doctors. A woman harmed by her physician, who found out only later that the doctor had an alcohol abuse problem, called for transparency and reform. The billboard says: "2 in 10...

2007-05-10 15:00:09

-- Prescription painkillers can interact with other medications, foods and nutritional supplements. Some anti-anxiety or sedative medicines can increase the toxicity of pain medicines. Some antidepressants and other drugs can interact with painkillers to depress your respiratory system. Make sure your doctor or pharmacist knows everything you're taking, and pay attention to their specific warnings. -- Ask your doctor what you should do if you develop a respiratory illness while on...


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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.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
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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