Tuesday, July 20, 2004


"The Radium Water Worked Fine until His Jaw Came Off."

Yesterday's Radioactive Supplements

Acentury ago radioactivity was new, exciting and good for you--at least if you believed the people selling radium pendants for rheumatism, all-natural radon water for vigor, uranium blankets for arthritis and thorium-laced medicine for digestion


Good thing we don't have stuff like this today!
Now where's my bottle of Herbalife?

I used to work in a small town in Oklahoma that had a large sign painted on the side of an old building advertising "Radium Baths". Here is a photo of it: http://www.markwshead.com/stuffHappens/radium.htmlI guess people still do stuff like this in Montana.
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