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  1. #1
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    MI - Salt pork up nostrils stops 4-year-old girl's dangerous nosebleed

    Cured: Girl, 4, saved from life-threatening nosebleed after salted pork is put up her nostrils (Mail on Sunday)
    A girl [in Detroit] with a life-threatening nosebleed was cured when doctors put salted pork up her nostrils.

    Slices of the meat from a local supermarket were cut into narrow strips and placed inside the four-year-old’s nasal cavities.

    Over the next 48 hours, her condition improved and she left hospital with no further bleeding.

    Before the unusual treatment, the girl, who has a rare bleeding disorder, had been in intensive care for five days with surgeons unable to stop the blood loss.
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    (Filly cringes) Poor little girl. Five days in the ICU. Who knew salted pork could do this?

    No bleeding disorder here, but as a kid I had horrific nosebleeds. They'd take me to the hospital and they'd pack it. They'd have to hold me down and the clot goes down your throat. I really feel for this little doll. Man, that packing seemed like it would go for a mile. Getting it out was no joke either.

    Salted pork. Indeed.

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    Wow. How wonderful that man just happened to have heard of this unusual cure. Sometimes the most amazing things happen in the world. Her parents must be so incredibly grateful that something so simple ended up saving their daughters life, rather than some horrifying surgery or something.
    Forum: Jury Room
    Thread: Most interesting classic unsolved murder cases

    This thread currently has over 350 cases with a brief synopsis of each and we are still adding additional cases.

    You can access a spreadsheet that lists the cases in alphabetical order with the page & post number so that you can locate a particular case you may be interested in. It also contains links to any cases that already have a thread on WS.

    Many cases do not have a thread. Please feel free to start one in the appropriate forum if you would like to look into one. Should you start a thread on one of these cases, please let me know so that I can add the link to the spreadsheet.

    Here is the link for the spreadsheet in alphabetical order:
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...hl=en_US#gid=0


    Here is the link for the spreadsheet in country order:
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...FBBcGVid0lmUHc
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    Forum: Jury Room
    Thread: Cold But Not Too Old Murder Case List

    This is a listing of newer but still cold cases. As with the above thread we will be adding as we go along. Most of these cases will probably have threads. If you do start a new one, please let me know so I can add the link to the spreadsheets. The spreadsheets may be accessed from the links below.

    Here is the link for the spreadsheet in alphabetical order:

    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...mlNV2lSQ1dDWHc

    Here is the link for the spreadsheet in country order:
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...FBIaHRnR1g0SEE



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