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cure-all

(kyo͝or′ôl′)
n.
A remedy that cures all diseases or evils; a panacea.
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Just as laudanum had been an addictive cure-all during the early 19th century, from the 1890s to 1910, heroin was marketed successfully as a cough suppressant.
Away from the hoopla of technological cure-alls however, the inconvenient truth about the limits and negative impacts of ICT and development seems to be telling itself.
Those old-time cure-alls were passed on from generation to generation.
Immunity boosting herbs, such as astragalus, a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine, Echinacea, and elderberry, which was prized by native Americans for its strengthening powers, while not cure-alls, do have some advantage over pharmaceuticals, Russell says.
And thus we stumble on a way forward for Egypt that could be embraced by all politicians if only they'd pause before prescribing off-the-cuff cure-alls.
Thanks to the medical profession's re-discovery of ancient cure-alls, Birmingham kids may soon run home to mom with a grazed knee and get the chilling response: "There, there...
At one time there were 1300 such cure-alls being sold--the majority of which contained alcohol or opium.
Before her, there was mutual suspicion between the sceptic vets and assorted 'backmen' and other cure-alls. "I went to the Royal Society and told them what we could not do; not promise to solve everything.
The flagship initiative, Strategy for new skills and jobs', presented, on 23 November, by Commissioners Laszlo Andor (employment) and Androulla Vassiliou (education), does not contain any cure-alls to labour market problems.
Seems what the authors ignore is that immediate annuities were never hyped as "retirement cure-alls" (at least not by the responsible set), but rather a guaranteed portion as part of a wider, and comprehensive, portfolio strategy.
No cure-alls protect you from these biases, but here are some suggestions.
Remember that liniments are not cure-alls. Even if they reduce pain, they won't help heal injured tissues.