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Medication for Vegetarians
“When, as a doctor, I am called in to help a vegetarian patient suffering from typhus, pneumonia or even smallpox, I am not...
Vaccination Against Smallpox
James Phipps, the son of a poor agrarian worker, was the first person to be inoculated against smallpox by Dr Jenner, the...
Cheap Residential Care for Medieval Pensioners
Residential care for the medieval pensioner was relatively cheap. This is the conclusion of a lively and instructive research...
Asbestos Dangerous to Life
Asbestos dust had been recognized as responsible for causing pneumoconiosis in the 1930s, while scientific consensus on its...
Genes, Germs, Resources, and HSN
Historical Sample of the Netherlands (HSN) will build two datasets for the grand research project Genes, Germs and Resources....
Bonus for Ship's Surgeon
The Ticonderoga, a clipper carrying 646 Scottish and Irish emigrants, arrived in Melbourne, Australia on 22 December 1852. On...
Nudists Demand Skiing Huts
Lachendes Leben (Laughing Life) is the monthly of German naturists in 1925. Not a single dressed person is to be found in the...
Healthy Country Air
The first open air schools in Holland arose in the vicinity of sanatoria and health institutes for children recovering of...
Belgian Doctor Conquers Death
Henri Jean Vleminckx (1826-1906) pioneered in the field of Belgian national health. During an epidemic of cholera in 1866, this...
The Strong for the Weak
'Zonnestraaldag' (Sun Beam day) is a day to collect money for sanatorium Zonnestraal in Hilversum, Holland. This hospital for...
Aids Virus Identified
Since the beginning of the 80s, AIDS has been responsible for a growing number of victims. April 23, 1984 saw a major...
Between Ambon and Amsterdam
During the summer of 2001 the publicist and journalist Herman Keppy discovered two steamer trunks in a fully stacked room in the...
Leerdam Glass Factory
For Dutch people the glass industry in Leerdam is very well known, but strangely enough the knowledge about the history of this...
Afscheid van Suriname in 's Lands Hospitaal
Afscheidsfoto gemaakt in 's Lands Hospitaal (Paramaribo) in februari 1957 van de eerste door het psychiatrisch ziekenhuis...
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