Strange Medicine

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Strange Medicine

It's easy to take a pill when we aren't feeling well. But did you know that the art of making medicines goes back thousands of years? Early remedies weren't always so easy—or effective. Some seemed downright disgusting. Wine infused with a venomous snake was used to cure fatigue and hair loss. Snail slime soothed burns, and a mixture of ear wax and mud treated headaches. Discover more about how medicine was practiced centuries ago and how, eventually, scientists discovered some truly amazing remedies, from the magic bullet that treated syphilis to the insulin used for diabetes.

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Strange Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: John Farndon
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-01 - Publisher: Hungry Tomato ®

It's easy to take a pill when we aren't feeling well. But did you know that the art of making medicines goes back thousands of years? Early remedies weren't always so easy—or effective. Some seemed downright disgusting. Wine infused with a venomous snake was used to cure fatigue and hair
Strange Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Nathan Belofsky
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-02 - Publisher: Penguin

Strange Medicine casts a gimlet eye on the practice of medicine through the ages that highlights the most dubious ideas, bizarre treatments, and biggest blunders. From bad science and oafish behavior to stomach-turning procedures that hurt more than helped, Strange Medicine presents strange but true facts and an honor roll
Strange Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 46
Authors: Alice Savage
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-24 - Publisher: Alphabet Publishing

These scripts will give students the opportunity to confidently practise language in a safe and structured setting where they can enjoy playing roles and bringing the story to life. ... they’ll be having so much fun that they won’t even realise that they are learning! —David Farmer, NILE training consultant,
Strange Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Virginia Loh-Hagan
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-01 - Publisher: Cherry Lake

Take a look at the world's weirdest cures--from snake oil to maggots. These stories are too strange to be made up! Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text
Strange Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: S.C. Wynne
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-01 - Publisher: Wynne Wynne Publishing

Maxwell Thornton isn’t really a people person, but that never mattered to him because he’d lived for his career. After losing a patient during a routine hysterectomy, he’s shaken and afraid to pick up the scalpel again. He resigns his position in the city and takes a job as sole