They're altogether ooky
St. Paul, Minn. — The origin of Halloween extends back more than 2,000 years to the Celtic festival celebrating the end of the harvest. It was then, the Celts believed, that the fragile membrane between life and death was weakest.
In modern times, we spend this day paying homage to all things spooky and creepy. So, we thought it might be fun and interesting to talk to Dr. John Hallberg about some ancient and creepy medical practices that are still in use today.
- All Things Considered, 10/31/2006, 6:25 p.m.