By Michael C. Gerald
All through historical past, people in all places have sought for treatments to heal bodies and minds. masking every little thing from historical herbs to state-of-the-art chemical substances, this e-book within the highly renowned Milestones sequence appears at 250 of crucial moments within the improvement of life-altering, life-saving, and occasionally life-endangering prescription drugs. Illustrated entries function historical medications like alcohol, opium, and hemlock; the smallpox and the polio vaccines; homeopathic therapies; and arguable scientific remedies like ether, amphetamines, and Xanax—while shining a gentle at the scientists, medical professionals, and corporations who introduced them to us.
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