Did you know…
… that today is the birthday of Aspirin? In 1897, German chemist Felix Hoffman successfully synthesized a shelf-stable form of acetylsalicylic acid (affectionately known as aspirin to the rest of us). The first medicine created by the techniques of modern chemistry, it is probably the most widely used medicine in history.
Today’s Inspirational Quote:
“It’s true that laughter really is cheap medicine. It’s a prescription anyone can afford. And best of all, you can fill it right now.”
— Steve Goodier