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Quirky curiosities: medical instruments from our past

July 18, 2016

CBC News | July 16, 2016

It’s hard to find. A little room beneath a building at the University of Toronto. But when you enter, you’re stepping back into history. This is where you’ll find a collection of curious medical and psychological devices. Some pre-date Confederation. Some look downright scary. All of them provide us with a glimpse of how doctors treated their patients for a wide variety of ailments. Read more.