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·  WorldStart.com will deliver free computer tips to your desktop either daily or weekly. For instance: You can open Windows’ Task Manager by right-clicking anywhere on the task bar (blue bar at the bottom of the screen) and see what’s running and what you might want to stop. If a menu on your screen freezes up, you can clear it with a right-click of the mouse anywhere on the desktop; select “refresh” from the little menu that comes up.

Epocrates.com has detailed information on more than 3,000 drugs, their use, side effects and possible conflicts with other drugs. The Web site says that Epocratesabout 65 percent of people who visit a doctor’s office leave with a prescription, and it is often a wrong one. That could well be; last year we saw the results of a study that found medical mistakes were the fastest-growing cause of death in America.

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