The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment

Dr Drawing Test Subject’s Blood. Wikimedia By: Medical History Staff Writer Sherry Michaels Perry The Tuskegee Experiment of Nazi Germany……no, to my great shame, Macon County Alabama, USA. We have all read of the horrors of the Holocaust and wondered how a human being could be so cruel to another human being, without batting anContinue reading “The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment”

The History of Quack Remedies

An Enlightening History of “Mothers Little Helper” and other historical cures. In the 1800’s there was a rise in the production of quack cures and the peddlers that went door to door selling them. Considering the number of children most women had they were more than excited to buy a bottle of “Mothers Little Helper”Continue reading “The History of Quack Remedies”

Ancient Dental Quakery

Photo Courtesy of threestooges.com In ancient times it was believed that dental pain was caused by tooth worms that burrowed into your teeth. This was believed until the end of the 17th century. So during the middle ages, people would smear their aching teeth with honey and sit up all night with a pair ofContinue reading “Ancient Dental Quakery”

Charlatan by Pope Brock. The Tale of the most dangerous quack in American History

Click the picture above to purchase the book Overall Rating 4.5/5 Stars. By Far, one of my favorite books in the last few years. Tells the twisted tale of the goat gland king and his downfall. Told with wit and dry humor that I appreciate. Brock did a masterful job of keeping the reader interestedContinue reading “Charlatan by Pope Brock. The Tale of the most dangerous quack in American History”