In the early 1900s, radium was a highly popular additive in all manner of products. It was The Thing for curing what ailed you, as demonstrated in this excellent ad clipped from a 1921 paper:
Radium Cure, Atlanta Journal, Sunday, June 12, 1921 Sun, Jun 12, 1921 – Page 2 · The Atlanta Journal (Atlanta, Georgia) · Newspapers.com
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