8 signs that a person needs to be saved from depression
Dejection, melancholy, spleen... Although public understanding of depression has improved somewhat in recent years, people still often misunderstand or ignore depression and its symptoms. Worse, too many people hide the…

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9 very strange methods that our ancestors used to diagnose pregnancy
Today, it is not difficult to determine whether a woman is pregnant or not. Just go to the pharmacy, buy a test strip and spend just a few minutes of…

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9 devices that will take care of the body using a smartphone
Interesting devices for self-care. Someone will say that a smartphone is an extremely harmful thing for the body, and they will be right about something. All these waves and radiations...…

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Deadly advertising: a joke with skeletons that claimed many lives

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Today, everyone is used to pharmaceutical advertising, which uses pastel shades, pastoral landscapes and rave reviews of the new “miracle drug”. But in the late 1800s, a St. Louis-based company put ads for its analgesics and antipyretics on the market in the form of a series of creepy calendars. On them, medicine was offered by creepy skeletons. And everything would be fine, but, ironically, the product that this company advertised turned out to be deadly. Continue reading

Beaver testicles and radioactive toothpaste: 7 fatal self-care products that were used in the XX century

Today, when the world is dominated by science and technology, it is not easy to believe that even some 50 years ago people took for medicinal drugs something that today is not allowed without a protective suit. And when it comes to more distant times, you can only wonder what was the pharmacological fantasy of our ancestors and that they basically survived.
1. Doramad
Toothpaste containing radioactive thorium, developed in Germany in the 30-40s of the XX century. The paste had a very funny pseudo-scientific advertising slogan that promised the death of all microbes in the mouth. Continue reading

How to cope with stress and become happy: Valuable tips from psychologists
Permanent stress. Workplace stress is a real epidemic of the twenty-first century. More than a third of office workers experience permanent stress. This leads to loss of working time, health…

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10 of the strangest medical procedures practiced today
Teeth in eye surgery and other strange medical procedures. In recent years, medicine has changed a lot, but many people will be surprised by the unusual nature of some medical…

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10 blood-chilling experiments from the history of medicine
It often happens that medical experiments could be a script for a horror movie. Few people know how much pain and suffering has been inflicted on people over the centuries…

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In Israel, they came up with a way to cope with pain in critical days without pills
Let's be honest: menstruation is not the happiest days in a woman's life. In addition to the mass of well-known inconveniences, almost every second person experiences pain, and severe. Of…

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