early twentieth century eyeball massagers Exercising increases strength, so certainly the logical treatment for “weak eyes” would be to exercise those muscles, and thus strengthen eyesight. Physicians jumped to that conclusion and came up with a variety of eyeball massagers, their production and sale perfectly legal since there was no requirement at the time to prove their safety or efficacy. (left to right): the Ideal Company and the Neu Vita massager
"Cannabis indica is one of the best additions to cough mixtures that we possess, as it quiets the tickling in the throat, and yet does not constipate or depress the system as does morphine." --- Practical Therapeutics By Hobart Hare"
Large color mezzotint of a facing skeleton turned about forty five drees to the right with a brain and spinal cord in the lower right half of the page; Tables 17 and 18 from Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty’s Anatomie générale des viscères en situation,
This is a razor. This is what most of our parents and grandparents used. The old medicine cabinets had a vault where you would slip in the dull blades. Don't ask about shaving one's legs. I have my Dad's razor and packs of blades
25 Vintage Pictures That Prove Nurses Have Always Been Badass
25 Vintage Pictures That Prove Nurses Have Always Been Badass. A nurse carries some of the great variety of drugs that are kept within easy reach of the recovery room at the New York Polyclinic Hospital in