Friday, April 17, 2009
Radioactive Quack Cures
Around the turn of the twentieth century a wide variety of products were made that were supposed to use radiation to cure whatever happened to be wrong with you. Radiation was new and exciting, and many people thought it could have all sorts of health benefits. Nobody yet knew what dangers this new technology held. Radioactive Quack Cures has pictures and information about many of those curious devices. It includes pictures, promotional material, information about what the products are and where and how they were made, and whether they actually contained anything radioactive. From Radium Bread to Thorium Toothpaste, you can find it all in here.