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Medicine

American Association of the History of Medicine
The AAHM is North America's oldest continuously functioning scholarly organization devoted to the study of all aspects of the history of the health professions, disease, public health, and related subjects.

American Military Medical Impression
American medical profession in World War II.

Antiqua Medicina: From Homer to Vesalius
University of Virginia Health System.

The Asclepion
Study of ancient medicine. Indiana University.

The History of Neurosurgery
At Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

International Museum of Surgical Science
Spans over 4,000 years of surgical history. Chicago, Illinois.

Israel Institute of the History of Medicine
The Institute houses medical equipment, documents and books of historic value, for both display and scholarly purposes.

National Library of Medicine - History of Medicine Division
HMD holds all National Library of Medicine (NLM) monographic material printed before 1914, including books, manuscripts, pamphlets, and dissertations, and all journals prior to 1871. In addition, HMD holds NLM's post-1914 pamphlets and dissertations, the Modern Manuscripts Collection, the Prints and Photographs Collection, and the Historical Audiovisuals Collection. Bethesda, Maryland.

Office of Medical History, OTSG
Office of the Surgeon General. (U.S.)

Pesticides and Polio, A Critique of Scientific Literature
Graphic descriptions of polio/pesticide correlations. Common assumptions are reviewed. This site examines scientific literature dating back to 1908. Much, if not all of the literature cited is available directly on the Web site.

Plague and Public Health in Renaissance Europe
This project involves the creation of a hypertext archive of narratives, medical consilia, governmental records, religious and spiritual writings and images documenting the arrival, impact and response to the problem of epidemic disease in Western Europe between 1348 and 1530.

The Steno Museum
Holds exhibitions on the history of science and the history of medicine. It also operates a planetarium and a medical herb garden. University of Aarhus, Denmark.

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