Medicine (78)

Medicine
Adams-Ender, Clara
by Pollitt, Phoebe Ann. Originally published in "North Carolina Nursing History." Republished with permission. For personal educational use and not for further distribution. Please submit permission requests for other uses [...] (from Appalachian State University.)
Amputated limbs
by . Amputated legs and feet in a pile at a Civil War army hospital. About 60,000 surgeries were conducted during the American Civil War and about a quarter of them were amputations. The large number was [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Amputations in the Civil War
by Wegner, Ansley Herring. Amputations in the Civil War Originally published as "When Johnny Couldn't Come Marching Home: Civil War Amputations" by Ansley Herring Wegner Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Babies Hospital
by Hill, Michael. Babies Hospital by Michael Hill, 2006 The Babies Hospital was a seaside pediatric institution that operated in New Hanover County from [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bell, Martha McFarlane
by Suggs, Joseph R. Martha McFarlane McGee, one of the heroines of the American Revolution, was born in Orange County. No positive record of her parents' names has been located, but her maiden name indicates that she [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Black Tongue
by Joyner, Whitmel M. Black Tongue is the familiar name for the often fatal effects of a deficiency of the vitamin niacin (once designated Vitamin B3, now B5), found chiefly in liver, lean meat, poultry, fish, and beans. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Broadfoot, Carrie Early
by Pollitt, Phoebe Ann. Originally published in "North Carolina Nursing History." Republished with permission. For personal educational use and not for further distribution. Please submit permission requests for other uses [...] (from Appalachian State University.)
Brown, Hattie: A Freedom Story
by Cecelski, David S. I spoke with Hattie Brown as we walked through the old graveyard in Goshen, a black farming community in Jones County. She had a story for each of the dead. Her most striking memories were her [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
by Moore, Cecelia. Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) is an independent private foundation whose mission is to advance the medical sciences by supporting research and other scientific and educational activities. It was [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Civil War Field Hospital
by . Civil War Field Hospital A field hospital in Savage Station, Virginia, during the Peninsular Campaign of May‚ÄďAugust [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Confederate Laboratory
by Barefoot, Daniel W. The Confederate laboratory, located two miles south of Lincolnton in Lincoln County, was one of at least five laboratories established by the Confederate States of America to manufacture drugs from [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Council, Commodore Thomas, Sr.
by Green, C. Sylvester. Commodore Thomas Council, Sr., pharmaceutical manufacturer, churchman, and civic leader, the son of John Lawrence and Glendora Burgess Council, was born in rural Chatham County. He went first to the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Crazy Water Crystals
by Williams, Wiley J. Crazy Water Crystals, a laxative made by the Crazy Water Crystals Company of Mineral Wells, Tex., became known to many rural and working-class North Carolinians during the Great Depression through [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Crossnore School
by Coonin, Bryna R. The Crossnore School, a nondenominational Christian home for children located in the town of Crossnore in the Linville Valley of Avery County, was founded by two doctors, Mary Martin Sloop, of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dentistry
by Mazzocchi, Jay. Dentistry, like medicine, has changed dramatically throughout history. From colonial times through the first decades of the nineteenth century, dental procedures were merely an additional service [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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