From snake oil to medicine: pioneering public health

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2007.
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After he retired in 1996, Lee (emeritus history, U. of South Dakota) moved to Kansas and began researching the history of that state. Here he tells how Samuel J. Crombine (1862-1954), as secretary of the Kansas Board of Health, popularized modern medicine based on the newly accepted germ theory, fighting tuberculosis, improving children's health, and dealing with the domestic effects of World War I. A final chapter looks at his subsequent career in New York City. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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