Medical

The Backwash Of War: The Human Wreckage Of The Battlefield As Witnessed By An A…

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Ellen Newbold La Motte


Ellen Newbold La Motte (1873–1961) was an American nurse, journalist and author. … and in 1915 volunteered as one of the first American war …

Margaret Sanger; an autobiography

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Margaret Sanger


Margaret Sanger, an advocate for birth control rights, chronicles the story of her struggles, including her times in jail and in exile, in o…

The Natural History Volume 5

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Pliny the Elder


Naturalis Historia (Latin for "Natural History") is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77-79 by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the …

Infection and Immunity

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George M. Sternberg


Infection and Immunity with Special Reference to the Prevention of Infectious Diseases presents a subject that is as relevant today as it wa…

The Natural History Volume 6

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Pliny the Elder


Naturalis Historia (Latin for "Natural History") is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77-79 by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the …

An Alabama Student And Other Biographical Essays

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Sir William Osler


Here are thirteen biographical sketches of physicians penned by one of the founders of modern medicine, William Osler, published in 1908. &…

Great Testimony against Scientific Cruelty

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Stephen Coleridge


Vivisection is a pejorative term used by opponents of the practice of performing operations on live animals for the purpose of physiological…

History of Animals

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Aristotle


(Greek: Τῶν περὶ τὰ ζῷα ἱστοριῶν, Ton peri ta zoia historion, "Inquiries on Animals"; Latin: Historia Animalium, "History of …

On the Preparations of the Indian Hemp

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William Brooke O'Shaughnessy


The author investigated the uses of cannabis resin as an anticonvulsant and relaxant in cases of tetanus, cholera, and infantile convulsions…

Final Report of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments

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Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments and Advisory Committee On Human Radiation Experiments


Researchers in the United States have performed thousands of human radiation experiments to determine the effects of atomic radiation and ra…

Religion and Health

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James Joseph Walsh


In the introductory chapter and the one following we find the strong presentation of his thesis on the everlasting reality of religion. The …

Malaria: A Neglected Factor in the History of Greece and Rome

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William Henry Samuel Jones


This short book has the objective of showing how important it is to stamp out malaria as soon as possible. Unlike a plague that suddenly tak…

Andreas Vesalius, The Reformer of Anatomy

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James Moores Ball


Vesalius (born in Brussels, 1514-1564) is one of the foundation stones of modern medicine. Forsaking the study of anatomy by reading the anc…

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