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Reporting this, I learned something important. Seniors want to share their experiences and their knowledge, but they’re private. Sometimes it’s because they grew up in an era when you … more
Phoebe Low graduated from medical school in 1872, hung out her shingle in Liberty, NY and started treating the sick. That made her one of about 525 female doctors in the country. And she was regarded … more
In the 19th and early 20th century, like now, people got sick. Like now, sometimes they died. But this was before antibiotics, before most vaccines, and those deaths were often from conditions that would now be preventable, curable, or at least treatable. more
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