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You Asked: Is it true that infants should not be given honey?

3 Jan 2019

Problems can arise if infants under a year old, or patients who are immune-compromised, ingest honey that contains spores of Clostridium botulinum bacteria. These spores are ubiquitous in soil and...

What is saltpeter used for and is it true it reduces certain “carnal urges?”

20 Mar 2017

The second part of the question is easy to answer.  “Saltpetre,” (the term refers either to potassium or sodium nitrate) has no effect on carnal urges.  The story that this chemical was put into...

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