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Afternoons with Galen

eBook (PDF), 154 Pages
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The narrator is a health journalist who is fed up with health. In the wake of a medical scandal she is commissioned to contribute an historical perspective to a popularised book on anatomy. While researching she makes the acquaintance of two people: the 2nd century Greek physician Galen, and an academic with a compulsion to study him. Together, she and the academic plot to turn her health column over to Galen. The readers are delighted with ancient advice – it suits them better than the clinically impersonal – and the magazine’s editor is persuaded to introduce a new columnist – Asclepius, the pagan healing god who prescribes through dreams. ‘Ask Asclepius’ takes off, but not everyone is convinced. The health writer is sued by a pharmaceutical company for writing a damaging news story about one of its drugs. Will modern medicine win out to ancient wisdom?
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Product Details

Edition
E-Book edition
Publisher
Trap Publications
Published
November 16, 2006
Language
English
Pages
154
File Format
PDF
File Size
594.25 KB

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Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch... (See More)
# of Devices Unlimited
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Printable? Yes
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