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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Is There Cotton In Pill Bottles?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Is There Cotton In Pill Bottles?

Ever wonder why there’s a giant wad of cotton shoved into your bottle of aspirin or acetaminophen or ibuprofen? There actually is a reason it’s there, though that reason should gradually be fading away. It was in the early 1900s when the Bayer aspirin folks became the first to stuff cotton into their product bottles…Read More