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An Essay of the Shaking Palsy

Read by KevinS


James Parkinson


This publication is said to be the first to present a systematic view of what was later named Parkinson's disease. Six case studies are desc…

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

Read by Leon Harvey


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…

Safeguarding children: pediatric medical countermeasure research

Read by Patrick McHaffie


Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Iss and Presidential Commission For The Study Of Bioethical Iss


Safeguarding Children: Pediatric Medical Countermeasure Research is the response from the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethica…

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In Notes on Nursing

Read by Cori Samuel


Florence Nightingale


Notes on Nursing was published in 1859 and is a fascinating view into the theories underpinning the early development of modern nursing and …

01 Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

In The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


US Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers and United States Army Corps Of Engineers


This is the official report, published nearly 11 months after the first and only atomic bombings in history (to date), of a group of militar…

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