Medical treatments in the late 19th century

Travel back to a time when two thirds of Americans lived on farms or rural villages. Indoor plumbing was rare and homes were heated by sooty wood burning stoves and kerosene lamps. Work was physically difficult and accidents happened often. Serious diseases like cholera, yellow fever, typhoid fever, diphtheria, malaria, and tuberculosis are common. These… Continue reading Medical treatments in the late 19th century

2012 in review

  Here's an excerpt: This blog had 35,000 views in 2012! Not surprisingly, the post on Medicinal Alcohol and Prohibition was the most popular! Click here to see the complete report. Check back soon for more exciting topics in 2013! Thanks!