Items Tagged ‘medical books’

December 29, 2009

Home health books offer soup-to-nuts explanations of medical conditions

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Imagine treating a pregnant woman’s morning sickness with an injection of cocaine. Or how about prescribing cannabis for epilepsy? Or tobacco smoking for asthma?   These are but a few of the weird and wacky recommendations found in the first Merck Manual for physicians, a 192-page, pocket-sized reference book of the “chemicals and drugs usual […]

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