Healing and religion are inexplicably linked. Many beliefs and practices that modern science debunks as myths used to be non-fiction at the time. The knowledge we regard as true for now may later be proved false, and the newest medical textbooks are outdated the moment they’re published.
A peek into the Sushruta Samhita and ancient medicine
Review of Dr. Mütter's Marvels by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
The biography of a surgeon in pre-civil war America.
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