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QUACK. One, who, without sufficient knowledge, study or previous preparation, and without the diploma of some college or university, undertakes to practice medicine or surgery, under the pretence that he possesses secrets in those arts.
     2. He is criminally answerable for his unskillful practice, and also, civilly to his patient in certain cases. Vide Mala praxis; Physician.

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Presiding over a meeting of quality control board here on Sunday, the DCO said that chief minister Punjab had directed to take strict action against the people who were running medical stores without license and quacks.
Jiskani added, that such quacks are playing with the lives of the public and many citizens have lost their lives at the hands of such criminals.
Poverty and illness force the villagers to the doors of "Jholachaap Doctors", quacks.
Day in and day out, the money-hungry quacks play havoc with the health of unwary patients.
Elaborating, he says: "These quacks can be divided into three categories: (a) almost uneducated, untrained people, who spend some months with a doctor or a quack, and then open their own clinics; (b) homoeopaths and hakeems, practising allopathy; and (c) paramedics, who are allowed limited medication tasks under the law.
IT is one of those scientific pearls of wisdom that tend to be quoted after several pints: a duck's quack does not produce an echo, and no one knows why.
Crocs sought a general exclusion order to prohibit all foam footwear, including Old Dominion Footwear's Quacks shoes, from being imported and sold in the United States.
Its baby bath is a giant inflatable yellow duck that quacks on command and, like its floating cousin, signals when the water's too warm for sensitive baby skin.
A lively exhibition tracing the history of the colorful purveyors of patent and quack medicines over the past four centuries, "Quack, Quack, Quack: The Sellers of Nostrums in Prints, Posters, Ephemera & Books" contains 75 works ranging from humorous caricatures of itinerant quacks, flamboyant advertising posters, and promotional pamphlets for rival panaceas (each supported by extravagant claims of efficacy), to prints that document the first governmental attempts to curtail the more flagrant abuses.
Professor Cox said: ``Aduck quacks rather quietly, so the sound coming backis at a low level and might not be heard.
Professor Cox said: 'A duck quacks rather quietly, so the sound coming back is at a low level and might not be heard.
After receiving numerous e-mails and calls about its duck, Aflac began selling a variety of duck items, including a stuffed version of the duck that quacks "Aflac" when squeezed, on its Web site.