nos-trum. pronunciation: \nos'-trum\. noun. Etymology: Latin, neuter of noster our, ours.
1. a medicine of secret composition recommended by its preparer but usually without scientific proof of its effectiveness.
2. a usually questionable remedy or scheme.
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Thursday, February 18, 2010

Factoid:  H1N1

The CDC reports that in the first nine months since the H1N1 virus appeared  over 18% of Americans have contracted the disease.

That's 57 million illnesses.

Along the way there were 257,000 hospitalizations...and 11,960 deaths.

Doc D

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