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The Web That Has No Weaver : Understanding Chinese Medicine
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780809228409, isbn: 0809228408,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
The Web That Has No Weaver is the classic, comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of Chinese alternative medicine. This accessible and invaluable resource has earned its place as the foremost authority in synthesizing Wester and Eastern heali...
Dissolving Illusions: Disease, Vaccines, and The Forgotten History
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ean: 9781480216891, isbn: 1480216895,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Not too long ago, lethal infections were feared in the Western world. Since that time, many countries have undergone a transformation from disease cesspools to much safer, healthier habitats. Starting in the mid-1800s, there was a steady drop in deat...
Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York
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ean: 9781616205768, isbn: 1616205768,
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“A riveting character-driven dive into 19th-century New York and the extraordinary history of Blackwell’s Island.” —Laurie Gwen Shapiro, author of The Stowaway: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica On a two-mile stretch of la...
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
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ean: 9780767929714, isbn: 0767929713,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
A Booklist Notable Book of 2012The extraordinary New York Times bestselling account of James Garfield's rise from poverty to the American presidency, and the dramatic history of his assassination and legacy, from bestselling author of The River of Do...
MIRAGE OF HEALTH Utopias, Progress, and Biological Change
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Every man dreams of a utopia in which disease is conquered and the only thing left to die of is old age. In a study of the history and concepts of medicine Rene Dubos, who is one of America's most distinguished scientists, shows that such a utopia is...
Galen: On the Properties of Foodstuffs
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Until recently an English translation of Galen's On the Properties of Foodstuffs did not exist. This work, by one of the greatest of ancient physicians, provides a lucid description of the ways in which foods were thought to affect the body and were ...
Victor McKusick and the History of Medical Genetics
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This book is being planned as a tribute to Dr. Victor A. McKusick (1921-2008), who is well known as the “father of medical genetics”. He was long associated with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, first as a student in the 1940s, a...
Medicine's Michelangelo: The Life & Art of Frank H. Netter, MD
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Medicine’s Michelangelo is a remarkable and first major biography of Frank H. Netter, MD, written by his daughter, Francine Mary Netter. She captures the character of the man and tells his life story using not only her remembrances but also Frank N...
The World of Physical Chemistry
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This book offers an account of the field of physical chemistry as it has evolved over the years, from its emergence as a distinct discipline in the late 19th century through today's miracle discoveries. The book covers all of the main branches of phy...
New Directions in Literature and Medicine Studies
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This book is situated in the field of medical humanities, and the articles continue the dialogue between the disciplines of literature and medicine that was initiated in the 1970s and has continued with ebbs and flows since then. Recently, the need t...
Essays on the History of Respiratory Physiology (Perspectives in Physiology)
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mpn: 115 black & white illustrations, 14 colo, ean: 9781493923618, isbn: 1493923617,
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This book consists of 23 essays about prominent people and events in the history of respiratory physiology. It provides a first-hand chronicle of the advancements made in respiratory physiology starting with Galen and the beginnings of Western phy...
History of Periodontology
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This work presents a broad historical perspective on the evolution of periodontics from the prehistoric era to the present. Along the way, it highlights key figures and their contributions to our contemporary understanding and treatment of periodonta...
Making a Place for Ourselves: The Black Hospital Movement, 1920-1945
By Vanessa Northington Gamble
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Making a Place for Ourselves examines an important but not widely chronicled event at the intersection of African-American history and American medical history--the black hospital movement. A practical response to the racial realities of American lif...
Shang Han Lun Explained, 1e
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Shang Han Lun was written in approx 200 AD and remains a seminal text in Chinese medicine literature and is mandatory study in all accredited courses of Chinese medicine today. It analyses the aetiology and pathogenesis of acute upper respiratory tra...
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