Medicine: Report on Librium

As reported in the San Antonio Light last week, the experiences of several patients taking a new peace-of-mind drug were highly disturbing. A woman remembered that she had left a light burning at home, turned around quickly, became dizzy and fell, breaking her thigh. A man got into his car, sent it roaring into reverse without bothering to look back, and plowed into a tree at 15 m.p.h. A mild little woman ruined her accident-free driving record in a downtown wreck and reacted angrily in traffic court.

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