Radioactive quack cures

One of the fascinating aspects of the study of radioactivity is to see how our knowledge of the effects of radiation has dramatically changed over the twentieth century. Who in this day would ever think of cleaning teeth with a radioactive toothpaste, sleeping on a radon pillow, or putting radium suppositories…..

It’s funny now to look back on, but some of these products would have shortened the lives of users.

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