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Exploring American Healthcare through 50 Historic Treasures

Presented by Massachusetts Historical Society at Online/Virtual Space

Jan 19 2022
Exploring American Healthcare through 50 Historic Treasures

Exploring American Healthcare through 50 Historic Treasures presents a history of health and medicine in the United States, tracing paradigm shifts such as the introduction of anesthesia, the adoption of germ theory, and advances in public health. The book showcases little-known objects that illustrate our complex relationship with health and highlights objects related to famous moments in medicine, ranging from “vitamin D beer” to the discovery of penicillin. Each artifact illuminates

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