When heroin was medicine
Columbia historians display collection of 19th century ‘quack’ cures
By Leon Bogdan - Press Enterprise Writer
Published: August 2, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — Heroin and other opiates plaguing society today were widely used for medicinal purposes in the 19th century to treat everything from mercury...
Subscribe Today!

The Latest

Breaking NewsFire burns row-home block in Ashland

4:34pm - ASHLAND — A fire has leveled six row homes and damaged three...

Front PageDad guilty of defiant trespass

Man cleared of resisting arrest during Bloom school protest

Front PageMan’s car had array of drugs, cops say

Police: Meth, heroin, pot, brass knuckles, ledger, more found

Front PageBerwick man critically injured

Local driver’s service truck rammed into disabled rig on I-80, police say

Front PageUnited Methodists confronting possible split over LGBT issues

Support for same-sex marriage, gay ministers defies church ban