By Krista Stracka ~ A humorous poem about a man named Bung on his quest to save his one working lung. Bung gets the girl and both lungs are restored with Wistar’s Balsam of Wild Cherry!
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Cough Killer’s Secret Ingredient
Patent medicines were in fact rarely patented. In the 19th century, the term came to refer to the unregulated commercial remedies that were available to consumers without a prescription.
Medical Research about Tuberculosis: Virginia Perspectives on Koch’s Cure
In nineteenth century America, tuberculosis accounted for nearly one out of every ten deaths. Known most commonly as “consumption,” this disease was dreaded across society