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HIPPOCRATES: The Oath; On Ancient Medicine; On Airs, Waters, and Places; The Book of Prognostics; Of the Epidemics; The Law; On the Sacred Disease

Hippocrates is known as the “Father of Medicine.” Although many of his medical claims have been proven false, his approach to medicine was revolutionary, and it has endured to the present day. He sought for the causes of disease in natural things, such as the weather, a person’s diet, and a person’s genetics. This is a radical departure from the previous belief that illness was a punishment sent from the gods. Continue reading HIPPOCRATES: The Oath; On Ancient Medicine; On Airs, Waters, and Places; The Book of Prognostics; Of the Epidemics; The Law; On the Sacred Disease

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