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, March 18, 2010

Medical Quote of The Day

"Nothing is more fatal to Health, than an over Care of it.
--Poor Richard's Almanack 1760, Benjamin Franklin [1706-1790]

Which means paying too much attention to our state of well-being undermines it, maybe?


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