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...
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