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Union Army

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

Although the United States had a regular army of 16,000 career soldiers when the Civil War began, throughout the conflict it placed chief reliance on an ad hoc force of ...

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Keeley, Leslie Enraught

Daniel J. Malleck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 1246 words.

Keeley, Leslie Enraught (1832–21 February 1900), physician and founder of a notorious inebriety cure, was born in Potsdam, New York, the son of Thomas H. Keeley, a physician, and Maria...

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gymnastics

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A form of exercise and physical performance with origins in military preparation (in ancient as well as more modern societies), and educational programmes for fitness and health. In many...

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AIDS Origin Conspiracy Theories in the United States and South Africa

Nicoli Nattrass.

in The AIDS Conspiracy

November 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 10627 words.

This chapter explores the origin and prevalence of conspiracy theories about AIDS. It particularly examines Soviet–East German propaganda that HIV is a U.S. bioweapon, as well as early...

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The Role of the Physician: Eugene Sanger and a Standard of Care at the Elmira Prison Camp

Jesse Waggoner.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 8514 words.

Abstract

The conduct of American military physicians in prisoner of war (POW) camps has been called into question by the abuse scandals at Abu Ghraib and...

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Spirometry, Measurement, and Race in the Nineteenth Century

Lundy Braun.

in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Medicine. 0 words.

Race correction is a common practice in contemporary pulmonary medicine that involves mathematical adjustment of lung capacity measurements in populations designated as “black” using...

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Forwood, William Henry

Mary C. Gillett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1171 words.

Forwood, William Henry (07 September 1838–11 May 1915), army medical officer, was born in Brandywine Hundred, Delaware, the son of Robert Forwood and Rachel Way Larkin (occupations...

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Solis-Cohen, Jacob da Silva

Philip K. Wilson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Otolaryngology (ENT). 1137 words.

Solis-Cohen, Jacob da Silva (28 February 1838–22 December 1927), physician and pioneer laryngologist, was born in New York City, the son of Myer David Cohen and Judith Simiah da Silva...

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Gould, George Milbry

Sam Alewitz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicine and Health. 939 words.

Gould, George Milbry (08 November 1848–08 August 1922), medical editor and writer, was born in Auburn, Maine, the son of George Thomas Gould and Eliza A. Lapham, professions unknown. His...

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Hoff, John Van Rensselaer

Mary C. Gillett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1217 words.

Hoff, John Van Rensselaer (11 April 1848–14 January 1920), U.S. Army medical officer, was born in Mount Morris, New York, the son of Alexander H. Hoff, also a medical officer, and Ann Eliza...

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Martin, Franklin Henry

William K. Beatty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Surgery; Gynaecology. 1306 words.

Martin, Franklin Henry (13 July 1857–07 March 1935), surgeon, organizer, and editor, was born on a farm near Ixonia, Wisconsin, the son of Edmond Martin and Josephine Carlin, farmers....

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Lyon, Irving Whitall

Peter Swift Seibert.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicine and Health; History. 1119 words.

Lyon, Irving Whitall (19 October 1840–04 March 1896), antiquarian, author, and physician, was born in Bedford, New York, the son of Solomon Lyon and Hannah Rundell. He graduated from the...

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Ainsworth, Fred Crayton

Timothy K. Nenninger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Surgery. 771 words.

Ainsworth, Fred Crayton (11 September 1852–05 June 1934), military surgeon and adjutant general, was born in Woodstock, Vermont, the son of Crayton Ainsworth, a modestly prosperous...

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Walcott, Henry Pickering

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1043 words.

Walcott, Henry Pickering (23 December 1838–11 November 1932), physician and public health official, was born in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Baker Walcott, a lawyer, and...

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Infectious Complications of Open Type III Tibial Fractures among Combat Casualties

Erica N. Johnson, Travis C. Burns, Roman A. Hayda, Duane R. Hospenthal and Clinton K. Murray.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3497 words.

Background. Combat is associated with high-energy explosive injuries, often resulting in open tibial fractures complicated by nonunion and...

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Change in Human Body Temperature Over time: Defining a New “Normal”

Myroslava Protsiv, Catherine Ley and Julie Parsonnet.

in Open Forum Infectious Diseases

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

Abstract

Background

In 1851, the German physician, Carl Wunderlich, obtained the axillary temperatures of 25,000...

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