Medicine

1 of 5
The drug Thalidomide, first marketed in West Germany in 1957 and which was ultimately discovered to cause severe birth defects, was originally prescribed to pregnant women for what purpose?
To control blood pressure
To relieve lower back pain
To relieve bloating and swelling
To alleviate morning sickness
2 of 5
What country singer, who'd married at 14 and had four children by the age of 18, recorded a controversial single celebrating birth control in 1975 called "The Pill"?
Loretta Lynn
Lynn Anderson
Dolly Parton
Tammy Wynette
3 of 5
What author, whose alleged memoir A Million Little Pieces featured a hand covered in tiny little time pills on the cover, was exposed as a fraud by The Smoking Gun website?
Clifford Irving
Margaret B. Jones
James Frey
Herman Rosenblat
4 of 5
What actress portrayed Neely Harris, a film star who became addicted to Seconal, in the 1967 film Valley of the Dolls?
Faye Dunaway
Patty Duke
Jane Fonda
Michele Lee
5 of 5
Which of the following products was being advertised in a famous 1960s TV commercial that featured an adorable youngster commenting "Mothers are like that, yeah, they are"?
Flintstones Vitamins
Geritol
Bayer Children's Aspirin
Luden's Cough Drops