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Worth

(wŏrth),
Claud A., British ophthalmologist, 1869-1936. See: Worth amblyoscope.

worth

Vox populi The value of a thing. See Social worth.

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Q. My hubby is 34 and he has lost half of his total hair. Is Chinese Medicine worth to give a try? My hubby is 34 and he has lost half of his total hair. We have approached the doctor and he has prescribed him some medicines to check on the hair fall. Unfortunately, the medicines did not work for him and again the doctor has changed the medicines. This year he was put on four different medicines but with no results. Now I doubt frequent change of medicines also adds to the problem. He is totally frustrated with the system and wants to give try with Chinese Medicines. Is Chinese Medicine worth to give a try?

A. i tried several treatments...regular...alternative...anything. but i have to say that it may have slowed down the hair fall a bit- but didn't stop it. i came to the conclusion that you just can't beat genetics :)

Q. Is the dead sea really worth the flight all the way to Israel for psoriasis treatment? I've been hearing from lots of people about it lately. They say the mud and the salt there is a better treatment than anything else. Is that true?

A. The treatment in the dead sea is very very good and recommended for psoriatic patients, if other treatments don't help. It is not the mud and minerals that do the effect, it is mostly the phototherapy- meaning the high exposure to sun, that in your case is very helpful. It is also the stress relief of going on vacation for a few weeks that is known to cause improvement. I think it is worth the money - you are treating your body and soul at the same time.

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References in classic literature ?
I don't care," said the great man guiltily; "it was worth it.
Full black; stolen from Africa; sold in New Orleans; been free fifteen years; paid for himself six hundred dollars; a farmer; owns several farms in Indiana; Presbyterian; probably worth fifteen or twenty thousand dollars, all earned by himself.
Confound him, he wearied me with arguments to show that in anything like a fair market he would have fetched twenty-five dollars, sure -- a thing which was plainly nonsense, and full or the baldest conceit; I wasn't worth it myself.
Cruncher, with unconscious inconsistency, "that the worth of YOUR prayers may be?
Pa will be in no hurry to give me more money soon, and I want, at this moment, near a hundred dollars' worth of articles of dress to make a decent appearance.
I prefer your selling it, monsieur; for it is worth three hundred pistoles.
Not quite $40,000 were allowed for furs worth upwards of
Family connexions were always worth preserving, good company always worth seeking; Lady Dalrymple had taken a house, for three months, in Laura Place, and would be living in style.
But it's gone to Paris to be made over for next winter, and Worth hasn't sent it back.
He thought it indeed most necessary to entrust the people with the choice of their magistrates and the power of calling them to account; for without that they must have been slaves and enemies to the other citizens: but he ordered them to elect those only who were persons of good account and property, either out of those who were worth five hundred medimns, or those who were called xeugitai, or those of the third census, who were called horsemen.
We plowed along bravely for a week or more, and without any conflict of jurisdiction among the captains worth mentioning.
Some day those pictures will be worth more than all you have in your shop.