Filled with case histories, this book is a collection of some of the most surprising yet effective remedies for common and uncommon ailments alike, with a look at the bizarre history of medical treatments and anomalies.
An intriguing survey of the world of health and medicine from curious remedies to uncommon conditions.
The history of healing is full of curiosities-some based on time-honored folklore, others straight from the medical journals. With uncommon wit and insight, Nancy Butcher has assembled a rare collection of medical facts and fallacies from arcane remedies to contemporary "miracles." By turns instructive and awe-inspiring, this remarkable compendium is a glimpse into the history of mankind's quest for perfect health and fascination with the functions of the human body.
About the Author :
Nancy Butcher has contributed to The Strange Case of the Walking Corpse: A Chronicle of Medical Mysteries, Curious Remedies, and Bizarre But True Healing Folklore as an author.
Nancy Butcher has written on health and wellness subjects for WholeHealthMD.com and other websites. She is the author of "101 Ways to Stop Eating After Dinner" and "101 Ways to Fall Asleep,"
|Title:||The Strange Case of the Walking Corpse: A Chronicle of Medical Mysteries, Curious Remedies, and Bizarre But True Healing Folklore||Publisher:||Avery Publishing Group|
|No. of Pages:||200|
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