Disease/Medical Conditions

Into The Darkness?

Hello Dear Readers and Subcribers! I’m still digesting the fact of the major bailout bill not passing in Congress today.  From what I can tell, either through the major news outlets or media sources, this is not a good thing.  Tensions are mounting, tempers are frayed and it looks like we are headed into the … Continue reading »

Categories: 1930's, American History, Disease/Medical Conditions, Great Depression, Retro | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Speedy and the Fizz!

Did the title of my post ring a bell? Did the name come to mind? Do you know what I’m talking about yet? If not, here’s another clue: (1) That’s right! It’s Alka-Seltzer! It’s the classic American product sold as a relief to indigestion, upset stomach, and heartburn. With great slogans and a cute, animated … Continue reading »

Categories: 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, American History, Baby Boomers, Cartoons, Disease/Medical Conditions, Media Personalities, Popular Culture, Retro, vintage | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment

Teddy Bear?

Hi all! I apologize for the delay in posting today.  I’ve been working on the WordPress upgrade and while I’m still not finished, I thought I should at least post up to tell you what was going on and a sneak peak on the next post. Hint: It involves Teddy Bears and this guy:   … Continue reading »

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Achoo! End of the war….The Beginning of the “Three Day Fever.”

(1) Killing more people than the World War I, the great 1918 “three day fever” ravaged the earth from end to end. There was no immunity and both famous and common suffered as a result. In this letter, we see Alexander Graham Bell commenting on the scourge then ravaging the United States: (2) While the … Continue reading »

Categories: 1900's, 1910+, American History, Disease/Medical Conditions, Library of Congress, Popular Culture, Retro, vintage | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment