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Dartmouth College

Arsenic Medicine

Caption: Arsenic, today known to be both toxic and potentially carcinogenic, was widely used as a medicine in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Credit: National Museum of American History, Behring Center, Smithsonian Institution

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