Uranium Dirt Sitting Houses

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Briefly in the 1950s it became popular to sit in mildly radioactive dirt as a panacea for many ills.

The house above in Rotan, TX, was one such establishment.

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Article here.

LIFE magazine article here.
     Posted By: Paul - Tue Dec 16, 2014
     Category: Fads | Atomic Power and Other Nuclear Matters | 1950s | Diseases





Comments
Now, thanks to modern medicine, we're more efficient: instead of $2 for 90min you now pay $900 for 2sec.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 12/16/14 at 09:53 AM
There's a place called Radium Springs in Georgia, just outside of Albany.
Posted by TheCannyScot in Atlanta, GA on 12/16/14 at 10:22 AM
Iv'e been in bath houses in Korea that had 'Radon Rooms' and a nuclear conference where a paper was given on "Nuclear waste as a nutritional supplement"
Posted by crc on 12/16/14 at 01:27 PM
Don't forget to include orgone and pyramids!
Posted by KDP on 12/17/14 at 09:49 AM
It would be good to cure a lack of prostate cancer.
Posted by Harvey on 12/19/14 at 09:21 PM
Gee Marie, you look radiant tonight.
Posted by Gary Foster on 12/22/14 at 03:09 PM









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