The Drug Book

The Drug Book

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Throughout history, humans everywhere have searched for remedies to heal our bodies and minds. Covering everything from ancient herbs to cutting-edge chemicals, this book in the hugely popular Milestones series looks at 250 of the most important moments in the development of life-altering, life-saving, and sometimes life-endangering pharmaceuticals. Illustrated entries feature ancient drugs like alcohol, opium, and hemlock; the smallpox and the polio vaccines; homeopathic cures; and controversial medical treatments like ether, amphetamines, and Xanax--while shining a light on the scientists, doctors, and companies who brought them to us.

ISBN: 9781402782640

Published Date: September 3, 2013

Publisher: Sterling

Language: English

Page Count: 528

Size: 8.75" l x 7.54" w x 1.51" h