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The Fight against Yaws in Brazil: Scope and Limitations of an Eradication Program

Amid the sanitary optimism and the biomedical discoveries of the post-World War II era, public health policies in Brazil in the 1950s were strongly marked by actions to control and eradicate diseases of the countryside. In 1956, President Juscelino Kubitschek (JK), to defend the importance of combating so-called rural endemic diseases — which he called [...]

Miradas enfermas: sobre tracoma e inmigración en Argentina (principios del siglo XX)

Son las cinco de la mañana, y ya en el puerto de Buenos Aires aparecen los primeros barcos en el horizonte. En la explanada del Vapor Indiana, se aprestan a descender los cientos de esperanzados y exhaustos genoveses, marselleses, napolitanos, andaluces y tantos más que llegan por primera vez a América …

Infant nutrition and growth webinar in UCL-WHO Global Health Histories Series flower delivery toronto

Grow, infant, and be nourished! The University College London-World Health Organization Global Health Histories seminars continue with a talk on Wednesday February 2 by Professor Lawrence Weaver of flower toronto and of Royal Sick Kids in Glasgow who will argue that the deliver flowers toronto and the WHO infant growth standard should not alone be [...]

The Hippo – University of Michigan Medical Student Magazine

Take a trip into the creative world of the modern med student:

Monstrous Births in Mexican History

Doña Pasquala Chaves, legitimate wife of Don Manuel de Aguilar, indios caciques and residents of the said town, gave birth (having started to labour at eight the night before) to a dead girl that had two heads that were perfect in every way, and between them was something like a little arm…

History of Vaccines

A great new with nice pictures, timelines, illustrated explanations of how vaccines work, and sundry materials for educators at all levels, courtesy of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia


Forget Lady Gaga’s passé meat dress – check out journey into the aesthetic dimensions and possibilities of laboratory research


Conecta. Boletín de Historia de la Ciencia, la Medicina y la Tecnología, maintained by Enrique Perdiguero at the Universidad Miguel Hernandez (Spain) is now

WHO Global Health Histories Seminar Series for 2010 flowers delivery canada woodbridge

Tobacco, plague, obesity — the same day flower delivery woodbridge and the this fall, including a September 29 presentation by Cultures of rose delivery and of Health editorial board member, David Wright, on the flowers shop near me and the history of send flowers woodbridge and of mental health.

Cannabis, Medical Research, and the Treatment of Pain in Canada

Because historical processes have made cannabis into a “non-medicine,” it is not currently considered to be a valid subject of clinical research, nor can it be medically prescribed in the vast majority of Western countries…


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