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Quack Medicine Seminar at the Health Museum, Sept. 19

post Descriptions: Philip Montgomery of the McGovern Historical Center will be giving a seminar at The Health Museum on Tuesday, September 19 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM. The presentation is titled "Quack medicine: selling hope for profit and glory." Continuing Education Credit is available. Register here:… Mr. Montgomery will explore the history of quack medicine and how the intersection of science, culture and health fears presents unscrupulous healers opportunities for profit and glory. He will define quackery and review examples from the 18th century to early 20th. Mr. Montgomery will define quackery and review its history in relation to the rise of the scientific method and advances in medicine. His talk will include a rogues gallery of quacks, as well as tonics, pseudo-scientific gizmos, and shocking devices in the archive.
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Ongoing James T. Willerson MD Cardiovascular Seminars

post Descriptions: 10978588_10153095623957767_279145766387863380_nThe James T. Willerson MD Cardiovascular Seminar (JTWCVS) series is a multi‐institutional program organized by the Texas Heart Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The seminar is held most Thursdays during the academic year (September through May) from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Texas Heart Institute in the Denton A. Cooley Auditorium. This seminar series not only provides a unified forum for the cardiovascular research community at the Texas Medical Center to meet, but also connects us to outstanding scientists nationally and internationally. There is no cost to attend and the seminar is open to the public with a special focus toward post‐doctoral fellows, scientists, researchers and physicians. For additional information please contact: Verna Sweed, Seminar Coordinator:
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