America’s smallpox eradication has its roots in 18th-century Boston.
Posts tagged “apothecary”
Colonial medicine is not for the faint of heart. Sharon Cotner describes the philosophies and practices.| Transcript
For poxes, headaches, and fevers, the apothecary has a preparation to ease your symptoms. Medical historian Susan Pryor details the treatments.| Transcript
Williamsburg’s Public Hospital was the first facility for the treatment of the mentally ill in British North America.| Transcript