Major Problems in the History of American Medicine and Public Health: Documents and Essays
John Harley Warner, Janet A. Tighe
Houghton Mifflin, 2001 - Medical - 539 pages
This text presents a carefully selected group of readings on medical history and development that allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions.
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Skirmishes over the code were fought in local and state medical societies across
the United States, but nowhere did they become more aggressive or divisive than
in New York State. In 1 882 a group of physicians in the Medical Society of the ...
In a society split by ethnic, class, and racial differences, the crusade portrayed the
common fight against an invisible enemy — the tubercle bacillus — as a positive
means of redefining what it meant to be an American. No aspect of the ...
Society should distinguish between these three — vice, disease, crime — which it
often confounds. The remedy for the vice of intemperance is largely moral and
intellectual, or, in the broad sense of the term, character-building. The remedy for
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