Rich People Kill Themselves

Today, the rich have access to the finest medical treatments backed up by the most rigorous science. Some of them decide to take mushroom elixirs instead.

Eight-Day Mono-Diet Goat-Milk Cleanse

When archaeological chemists analyzed medieval skeletons in northern Germany and southern Denmark a few years ago, they found something counterintuitive: the rich had inadvertently poisoned themselves for centuries. Then, as now, the wealthy enjoyed a significantly higher standard of medical care, but they also indulged in toxic luxuries. In particular, their ornamental glazed tableware and […]

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