Category Archives: Medicine

The History of Aspirin

10 Bizarre Medical Treatments From History

Article: Origin of Aspirin

The link below takes a look at the origin of aspirin and the terrible treatment of its inventor, Arthur Eichengrun.

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Article: Gross Medicine

The link below is to an article that looks at some of the terrible treatments for illness and disease in history.

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Article: US Civil War – Medical Advances

The link below is to an article reporting on medical advances made during the US Civil War.

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Article: History of Eating Corpses as Medicine

The link below is to an article on the history of eating corpses as medicine.

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Article: English Grave Robbers

Stealing Bodies for Science

The article linked to below is an interesting one on grave robbing in England during the 18th century. What the grave robbers were after were bodies, so that medical students had something to dissect.

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