Dr Lydia Kang Quackery

Dr Lydia Kang Quackery

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Written by Dr. Lydia Kang, a practicing internal medicine physician, and Nate Pedersen, a librarian and historian, QUACKERY offers 67 tales of outlandish treatments complete with vintage illustrations and photographs of everything from the equipment needed for Tobacco Smoke Enemas (used to “save” drowning victims in the River Thames) to an ad for the morphine-laced Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup for children. Seamlessly combining macabre humor with science and storytelling, each chapter reveals ... See More

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