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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Monday, July 19, 2010

UPDATE: Medical Quote Of The Day To Be Retired

I'm running out of interesting medical quotations.  Give me a bit to think of something new in the aphorism/maxim line.  Any suggestions welcome.

For now, I'll leave you with this piece of advice.
"You want to have a mid-life crisis? Fine. Ditch the firm, head off to Maui, shack up with a supermodel, but you don’t get to keep the Porsche."
--John Crichton (character in Farscape)

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