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Quacks, Quack Doctors, and Quackery

Quacks, Quack Doctors, and Quackery
by Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD, originally published at Orthomolecular.org

The German word for "quicksilver" was "quecksilber". American dentists shortened it to "quack" to describe the amalgam-hucksters. Quick-silver Associates write "It is sobering to realize that the original "quacks" were dentists who advocated the use of mercury amalgam."

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