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Travelers in Search of Mexico's Magic Find Town of Witches and Warlocks

Travelers in Search of Mexico’s Magic Find Town of Witches and Warlocks
By JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr.
To the dismay or joy of hard-core practitioners, witchcraft has become a big tourist draw in Mexico.

Folk Medicines Contain Lead

HOUSTON (AP) – Maria didn’t mean to poison her children. Quite the opposite. Worried about her daughters’ lack of appetite, the young Houston mother was merely following her grandmother’s advice when she gave the two girls and a niece a dose of “greta” – a Mexican folk medicine used to treat children’s stomach ailments.

Link to article: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080122/D8UAVM200.html