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No Magic Bullet: A Social History of Venereal Disease in the United States …



From Victorian anxieties about syphilis to the current hysteria over herpes and AIDS, the history of venereal disease in America forces us to examine social attitudes as well as purely medical concerns. In No Magic Bullet, Allan M. Brandt recounts the various medical, military, and public health responses that have arisen over the years–a broad spectrum that ranges from the incarceration of prostitutes during World War I to the establishment of required premarital blood tests.

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No Magic Bullet

Pub Date : 1987-01-01 | Author : Allan M. Brandt | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 0195042379
ISBN 13 : 9780195042375

This expanded edition of Brandt's analysis of the treatment of venereal diseases since the 1880s includes a new chapter on the recent AIDS epidemic...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment

Pub Date : 1998-02-15 | Author : Erica F. Verrillo | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0312180667
ISBN 13 : 9780312180669

Offers a combination of self-help information, personal histories from sufferers, and a dictionary of symptoms and treatments to help those diagnosed with this ailment..

Brain Facts

Pub Date : 2012-09-01 | Author : - | Publisher : Society for Neuroscience

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Brain Facts is a primer on the brain and nervous system, published by the Society for Neuroscience. Brain Facts is a valuable resource for educators, students, and anyone interesti..

Welfare Brat

Pub Date : 2008-12-01 | Author : Mary Childers | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 1596917415
ISBN 13 : 9781596917415

Mary Childers's intimate and frank memoir tells the story of growing up in a family in which five out of seven children dropped out of high school and four different fathers droppe..

American Rifle

Pub Date : 2008-10-21 | Author : Alexander Rose | Publisher : Delacorte Press

ISBN 10 : 9780440338093
ISBN 13 : 0440338093

George Washington insisted that his portrait be painted with one. Daniel Boone created a legend with one. Abraham Lincoln shot them on the White House lawn. And Teddy Roosevelt had..

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