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Quacks and nostrums
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Shows the ways in which medical quacks dupe the consumer and the steps taken by local and federal agencies to protect the public. Produced by the University of Michigan Center for the History of Medicine and Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library. Influenza Encyclopedia. Nostrum definition, a medicine sold with false or exaggerated claims and with no demonstrable value; quack medicine. See more.
A nostrum is a worthless, quack remedy. The word "nostrum" is derived from Latin where for millenia it has served as the neuter form of the adjective "noster". The son visits various federal agencies including the F.D.A. and the United States Postal Service and learns of the wide variety of 'Quacks and Nostrums'. Physicians denounced such “irregulars” as quacks and charlatans, but people Quack doctors and their nostrums, along with a public that believed in them and.
5 May A fun old black-and-white film about how the A.M.A., F.D.A., Postmaster, and the states act to take down quacks and their nostrums. 2 Oct "Quacks and Nostrums" is a minute film from We meet a woman who purchases a "South Seas" herbal tea with alleged powerful. Quacks, Nostrums, and Miraculous Cures: Narratives of. Medical Modernity in the Nineteenth-Century United States. Justine S. Murison. Literature and Medicine. This authoritative and entertaining exhibition catalog explores the long visual history of a rich and neglected topic: medical quackery, from the itinerant seller of . Quick, call the AV Squad! The filmstrip is rattling in the projector! The mimeograph machine is broken! The chalk squeaked on the blackboard! My bobby socks.