Derb In TakiMag On Doctoring, Past and Present
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81gVJp1gJ3L[1]My column at Taki's Magazine this week is about medicine, inspired by reading Lewis Thomas's 1983 book The Youngest Science.
In the company of medical people who know the history of their craft you can get a good discussion going about the exact date after which medical attention was more likely to help than harm you. Opinions generally settle somewhere between 1910 and 1940.
Read the whole thing at Taki's Magazine.
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