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Sometimes those oddball home remedies recommended by a friend or family member work . . . and sometimes they don't. Even worse, sometimes they're dangerous.
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Doctors generally recommend that one attempt to rhythmically cough during a heart attack to increase the chance of surviving it.
Hydrogen peroxide will cure a variety of ailments.
To ease the pain of a bee sting, tape a copper penny to it.
Application of Vicks VapoRub to the soles of the feet effectively counters nighttime cough.
A bar of soap between the bedsheets will prevent leg cramps.*
Article extolls the medicinal virtues of honey and cinnamon.
Using gasoline to get rid of lice is highly dangerous.
Daily gin-soaked raisins regimen cures arthritis.
Treat burns with flour.
Treat burns with egg whites.
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