Strange history

Delve into the intriguing world of strange history and discover fascinating facts that will leave you amazed. Explore the bizarre events and hidden stories that shaped our past.
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1. Before people knew the full extent of the harmful effects of x-rays, women would get face x-rays in order to kill bacteria which would make their skin look healthy and beautiful. In the 1930s high dose x-ray machines were a popular method for hair removal. Women needed upwards of 15 treatments a year to induce permanent hair removal. After a while, people who underwent these treatments started developing tumors on their faces and some even died.

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Jessica Ockerman