The Drug Book : From Arsenic to Xanax, 250 Milestones in the History of Drugs

The Drug Book : From Arsenic to Xanax, 250 Milestones in the History of Drugs

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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 Pub., [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781402782640
1402782640
Branch Call Number: 615.109 GERAL
Characteristics: 528 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm

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