Quackery : a brief history of the worst ways to cure everything

"What won't we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth? Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants. When liquefied gold was touted as immortality in a glass. And when strychnine--yes, that strychnine, the one used in rat poi...

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Main Author: Kang, Lydia
Format: BOOK
Language: ENGLISH
Published: Workman Publishing 2017