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This Was Once Marketed As A Cure For Gonnorrhea

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.16.2012 | Business

Is anyone today using Listerine as a cure for gonorrhea? With maybe one or two bizarre exceptions, the answer is no. But in the 19th century, the odds...

Listerine Was Invented To Treat VD (And Other Successful Products Originally Invented For Something Else)

Mental Floss | Posted 03.27.2012 | Weird News

Most people associate Listerine with bad breath, but it was invented as a cure for gonorrhea. That was 133 years ago, and besides being a cure for ...