The Drug Book

The Drug Book

From Arsenic to Xanax, 250 Milestones in the History of Drugs

eBook - 2013
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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 Xanaxwhile shining a light on the scientists, doctors, and companies who brought them to us.
Publisher: New York, NY : Sterling, [2013]
ISBN: 9781402792328
1402792328
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource.

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