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Medical Minutiae

By: Bancroft, Barb

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Lake Villa, IL, CPP Associates: 1994

Seller ID: 001812

ISBN: 0945115024

Condition: New with no dust jacket


This book is loaded with incidents of medical mistakes, misinformation, and just plain nuttiness. Some of the information is gleaned from surveys, some from simple surveys Barb Bancroft has done (how many of each color M & M in a bag) and then interpreted the results - sort of. It includes old-fashioned dietary treatments for diseases that used to be quite serious, and odd treatments for minor ailments. ". It was once thought that a healthy sneeze served to cleanse the brain. Hippocrates, in all of his infinite wisdom, considered the sneeze as dangerous sign of lun disease, but also a cura... View more info