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" The truth is that medicine, professedly founded on observation, is as sensitive to outside influences, political, religious, philosophical, imaginative, as is the barometer to the changes of atmospheric density. "
Medical Communications - Page 307
by Massachusetts Medical Society - 1860
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Right and Duty of Prohibition: Argument Before a Joint Special Committee of ...

Alonzo Ames Miner - Alcoholism - 1867 - 122 pages
...intoxicating beverages. Professor OW Holmes makes an important remark bearing upon this subject. He says, " The truth is, that medicine, professedly founded on...barometer to the changes of atmospheric density." What the influences were that brought forth some of the testimony we have heard here, I will not undertake...
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Reports on the Subject of a License Law

Massachusetts. General Court. Joint Special Committee on License Law - Alcoholism - 1867 - 898 pages
...in Medical Science " : — " The truth is, that medicine professedly founded on observation, is aa sensitive to outside influences, political, religious,...barometer to the changes of atmospheric density." There have been, upon this subject, in exact accordance with the testimony just given by the professor,...
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HOW NOT TO BE SICK

ALBERT J. BELLOWS M.D., - 1869
...Professor of Harvard Medical College, whose advice was had on the question of admitting homeopathy, says, "The truth is, that medicine, professedly founded...outside influences, political, religious, philosophical, and imaginary, as is the barometer to atmospheric density." The most celebrated physicians and professors...
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How not to be sick

Albert Jones Bellows - Nutrition - 1869 - 363 pages
...Professor of Harvard Medical College, whose advice was had on the question of admitting homeopathy, says, "The truth is, that medicine, professedly founded...outside influences, political, religious, philosophical, and imaginary, as is the barometer to atmospheric density." The most celebrated physicians and professors...
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Journal of social science: containing the Transactions of the ..., Issues 21-25

Social sciences - 1886
...GRACE PECKHAH, MD, OF NEW YORK CITV. (Read September 7, 1888.) Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes writes : " Medicine, professedly founded on observation, is as...Theoretically it ought to go on its own straightforward path without regard to changes of government or fluctuations of public opinion." Dr. Holmes also shows...
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MEDICAL ESSAYS

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMS - 1891
...cross bore on the morrow! And so, with subtler tools than trowels or axes, the statesman who works iu policy without principle, the theologian who works...observation, is as sensitive to outside influences, polite ical, religious, philosophical, imaginative, as is the barometer to the changes of atmospheric...
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Up to Date: A Review of Some Important Phases of the Drink-question, 1882 to ...

Gallus Thomann - Liquor laws - 1892 - 155 pages
...solution of the food." Although we know that Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes once claimed that " medicine is as sensitive to outside influences, political,...philosophical, imaginative, as is the barometer to changes in atmospheric density," still, we honestly believe that but very few physicians failed to...
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Man Adapting

René Jules Dubos - Medical - 1980 - 538 pages
...the general philosophy of the social group as a whole. In the words of Oliver Wendell Holmes (lS6O), “The truth is that medicine, professedly founded...outside influences, political, religious, philosophical, imagina.. tive, as is the barometer to the changes of atmospheric density.” On the other hand, physicians...
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Oral Contraceptives and Cardiovascular Disease: An Analysis of the Recent ...

J. Cohen - Science - 1997 - 88 pages
...status of oral contraceptive research and its effect on the population when he stated the following: 'The truth is that medicine, professedly founded on...straightforward inductive path, without regard to change of government or fluctuations of public opinions'1. The current controversy over third-generation...
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False Hopes: Overcoming the Obstacles to a Sustainable, Affordable Medicine

Daniel Callahan - Medical - 1999 - 330 pages
...and Suffering In 1861, the great American physician and man of letters Oliver Wendell Holmes noted that "medicine, professedly founded on observation,...as is the barometer to the changes of atmospheric density."1 What was true then is no less true now, despite medicine's efforts to become more scientific....
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