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2012-09-19 23:03:40

Mount Sinai Co-Hosts Summit on Hospital Rankings with U.S. News and World Report: NY State Health Commissioner Shah to be Keynote Speaker Following Summit (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 WHO:    Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH, Commissioner, New York State Department of Health WHAT: Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH, commissioner of the New York State Department of Health, will be the keynote speaker at a luncheon hosted by The Mount Sinai Medical Center. The address follows the first-ever...

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  • 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.