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The bloody history of American medicine

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Kirkus calls J. Marin Younker’s Bleed, Blister, Puke and Purge: The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine “an engrossing, entertaining history of medicine for those who enjoy it told with a heavy dose of blood and guts.”

“This frequently gruesome history of American medicine, from the Colonial era to the late 1800s, makes a convincing case that the worst thing a sick person could do is seek medical treatment; it could very well be lethal.”

Read the entire review here, and then pre-order your copy before it hits shelves on October 25.