Sunday, February 22, 2009

Random Findings on the Web

10 Most Insane Medical Practices in History
an excerpt:
To aide the stressed 19th-century mother, a series of "soothing syrups," lozenges and powders were created, all which were carefully formulated to ensure they were safe for use by those most vulnerable members of the family. Oh, no, wait. Actually, they pumped each bottle full of as many narcotics as it could hold.

No, I'm not getting any ideas. Really, I'm not.

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