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The Drug Book: From Arsenic to Xanax, 250 Milestones in the History of Drugs (Sterling Milestones) *Scratch & Dent*
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The Drug Book: From Arsenic to Xanax, 250 Milestones in the History of Drugs (Sterling Milestones) *Scratch & Dent*

Author: Gerald, Michael C.
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Retail Price:$29.95
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ISBN: 1402782640 / 9781402782640
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Sterling
Release Date: 2013-09-03
Condition: Scratch & Dent
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Throughout history, humans everywhere have searched for remedies to heal our bodies and minds. Covering everything from ancient herbs to cutting-edge chemicals, this book in the hugely popular Milestones series looks at 250 of the most important moments in the development of life-altering, life-saving, and sometimes life-endangering pharmaceuticals. Illustrated entries feature ancient drugs like alcohol, opium, and hemlock;the smallpox and the polio vaccines;homeopathic cures;and controversial medical treatments like ether, amphetamines, and Xanax—while shining a light on the scientists, doctors, and companies who brought them to us.

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