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Homage to the ‘Wise Women.’

Most medical histories chronicle great achievements by great men: Hippocrates, the father of medicine; Galen, Rome’s leading physician; William Harvey’s explanation of blood circulation; Edward Jenner’s inoculations against smallpox; Louis Pasteur’s Germ Theory; Alexander Fleming’s discovery of penicillin. The contributions of these men unquestionably changed the world. But from ancient times down to the present day, a relatively small number

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