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Old October 10th, 2017, 05:04 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by SirRobertAnderson View Post
I would suggest reading The Arsenic Century as a good starter. Arsenic was a key tool for the Victorian physician, and for good reason. We have a tendency to think doctors of that era were idiots poisoning their patients but the reality is they used arsenic and its cousins because it worked.....

.....to a degree.

But I would never call it a craze with respect to medical practice.

Thanks! I have seen this book advertised and wasn't sure what range it covered.

Arsenic is used today against a type of leukemia.
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