Some of Your Favorite Products Have Absurd Medicinal Histories

When men were men and sodas were cocaine-laced nerve tonics

Popular Science
Mar 30, 2018 · 5 min read
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By Eleanor Cummins

Before they were staples in your fridge or household supply cabinet, many ordinary products were used in extraordinary (and often totally absurd) medical contexts.

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