VOLUME 2 / NUMBER 2
IN THIS ISSUE: AN APPLE A DAY
A Home for Throwaways
Preventing the Dreaded Smallpox
Rehab of Tramps and Drunkards
The Curative Power of a Cold Shower
On the cover:
An excerpt from the Hippocratic Oath, one of the oldest binding documents in history. Written in antiquity, most graduating medical-school students swear to a modernized version.
||Letter from the Publisher: Taking a Ride Down the Hog River. By Elizabeth J. Normen
||Had Too Much. By Scott L. Wands
||The Home for “Incurables.” By Barbara Donahue
||“Wash and Be Healed.” By Dawn C. Adiletta
||Hospital Rock. By Charles Leach, M.D.
President-elect Taft put his best foot forward.
A well-stocked saddlebag for the doctor on horseback.
By H. David Crombie, M.D.
||Destination: Institute of Living
From pastoral surroundings to electroshock therapy, a permanent exhibit explores the history of mental healthcare.
By Cynthia Cormier
The Emancipation Proclamation comes to Hartford, Prudence Crandall Museum update, and more.