Some interesting facts and events in the world of medicine.


April 16, 1943: The hallucinogenic effects of LSD were (accidentally) discovered by Albert Hoffmann, the inventor of LSD. It wasn’t until the 60s that LSD was considered a “mind bending drug.” And it wasn’t until March 25, 1966 that LSD appeared on LIFE’s cover. Pictured: “A teen-age user meets terror on a bad trip.”