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2012-08-17 23:01:41

How safe are diabetes drugs? The $3 billion fine and felony guilty plea in July 2012 by the maker of Avandia, and the whistleblower lawsuit pending against the maker of Actos, raise serious safety concerns for people with diabetes, writes attorney and consumer advocate Michael J. Evans in Part 1 of a series published on ConsumerNews.com. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Last month the maker of Avandia, GlaxoSmithKline ("GSK") agreed with the U.S. Department of Justice to pay a $3...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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