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The Vaccine Race: How Scientists Used...
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On the Structure of the Art of...
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In the three works in this volume, On the Constitution of the Art of Medicine, The Art of Medicine, and A Method of Medicine to Glaucon, the physician, philosopher, scientist...
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Portraits of the Insane: Theodore...
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In the early 1820s, in the gloomy aftermath of the 1789 Revolution and the Napoleonic wars, the French Romantic painter Theodore Gericault (1791-1824) made five...
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Contesting Medical Confidentiality:...
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Early Tantric Medicine: Snakebite,...
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