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During her tenure as an HMS professor and researcher, Elizabeth Dexter Hay (1927-2007) achieved many notable

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After World War II, Harvard researcher Edwin Joseph Cohn (1892-1953) devised a small centrifuge in which a donor's blood could be quickly separated into its components and stored more efficiently. The centrifugal force employed divides the heavier…

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This collar was worn by a Boston streetcar motorman who was subject to attacks of dizziness and loss of consciousness on the job. Upon examination at Massachusetts General Hospital, it was determined that when the motorman turned his head, his stiff…

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Physicians and the practice of medicine were common subjects for humorous illustrators and caricaturists in the early 19th century. Charles Williams, who worked for the London publisher and print seller, S. W. Fores, produced this set of four…

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A century-old tradition, the Second Year Show allows Medical School students to unwind by turning a satiric eye on the faculty and curriculum. Programs, posters, scripts, photographs, and audio and video recordings from the productions are preserved…

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Following U.S. Senate Committee on Education and Labor hearings on a proposed National Health Bill in 1946, the National Physicians Committee produced this pamphlet to warn against the danger of compulsory health care as a threat to the American way…

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Intern was developed by two physicians based on their experiences on the house staffs at Duke University and Johns Hopkins. The object of this unusual board game is for the intern to be the first to admit, diagnose, and treat all of his or her…

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In the summer of 1915, Geraldine Kemmis Martin (b. 1887) traveled to Paris as an operating nurse with the Harvard Unit of the American Ambulance Hospital and assembled an album of photographs of her colleagues and experiences in World War I. The…

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The 16th century treatise, La singolare dottrina of Domenico Romoli of Florence, describes food and herbs, recipes, and diet for the use of the "scalco" or Renaissance house steward in Italy. This copy includes two plates of cooking apparatus which…

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The Demorest prize was created by philanthropist W. Jennings Demorest (1822-1895) in 1886 to encourage young people to recite speeches of temperance movement leaders. Its medals—silver, as here, gold, and even diamond—were presented in…
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