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From Snake Oil to Magnets: A Historical Journey Through Quackery

From Snake Oil to Magnets: A Historical Journey Through Quackery

Roll up! Roll up! Come to witness the astounding benefits of Dr Ted L. L. Bergman’s amazing cure-all! For aches, pains, indigestion, scrapes, burns, and poor eyesight, this cure-all literally does it all! Dr Ted L. L. Bergman, a lecturer in Spanish at St Andrews, and not an actual medical expert, will be presenting on historical quacks and dubious medicine across time. We invite the audience to join in a discussion afterwards about the appeal of snake-oil salesmen and pseudo-science that continues in our modern age. Note: This presentation is on history and culture. It is not a source for actual medical advice.

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