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2004-11-26 18:00:09

Nov. 26--One winter about 20 years ago, as Barbara Dively prepared to pay for an armful of pills, lozenges, and other flu provisions at her Plymouth Meeting drugstore, the pharmacist brushed it all aside. "You only need one thing," he told her. It was something Dively had never heard of, but which has been the sole flu remedy in her family medicine chest ever since: Oscillococcinum, Oscillo for short, a best-seller in France and an increasingly popular brand here. It's made from...


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2011-01-12 16:27:29

The common cold is a viral disease of the upper respiratory system, caused primarily by rhinoviruses and coronaviruses. Symptoms usually include a cough, sore throat, runny nose, and a fever. There is no known treatment to shorten the duration of the virus yet the cold normally dissipates after 7 to 10 days. It is the most common infectious disease in humans who on average are infected two to four times a year in adults. It can also be called a upper respiratory tract infection. Other...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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