Questia Reading Room: Develop your knowledge of diseases and medicine

Over time, there has been much progress made in regards to diseases and medicine.

Check out our best books on diseases and medicine. (Credit: eBay)

Check out our best books on diseases and medicine. (Credit: eBay)

Learn more about how far we’ve come since Ancient times and the Civil War to get to today’s modern medicine advancements through the following books – FREE for the next month!

The Deadly Truth: A History of Disease in America. Gerald N. Grob. The Deadly Truth: A History of Disease in America. Cambridge, MA, 2002. Questia. Web. 25 May 2016.

Moments of Truth: Four Creators of Modern Medicine. Thomas Dormandy. Moments of Truth: Four Creators of Modern Medicine. Chichester, England, 2003. Questia. Web. 25 May 2016.

Hope or Hype: The Obsession with Medical Advances and the High Cost of False Promises. Richard A. Deyo, Donald L. Patrick. Hope or Hype: The Obsession with Medical Advances and the High Cost of False Promises. New York, 2005. Questia. Web. 25 May 2016.

The Blood of Strangers: Stories from Emergency Medicine. Frank Huyler. The Blood of Strangers: Stories from Emergency Medicine. Berkeley, CA, 1999. Questia. Web. 25 May 2016.

Western Medicine: An Illustrated History. Irvine Loudon. Western Medicine: An Illustrated History. Oxford, 1997. Questia. Web. 25 May 2016.

Disease and Medicine in World History. Sheldon Watts. Disease and Medicine in World History. New York, 2003. Questia. Web. 25 May 2016.

Alternative Medicine? A History. Roberta Bivins. Alternative Medicine? A History. New York, 2010. Questia. Web. 25 May 2016.

Genesis of the Salk Institute: The Epic of Its Founders. Suzanne Bourgeois. Genesis of the Salk Institute: The Epic of Its Founders. Berkeley, CA, 2013. Questia. Web. 25 May 2016.

Inclusion: The Politics of Difference in Medical Research. Steven Epstein. Inclusion: The Politics of Difference in Medical Research. Chicago, 2007. Questia. Web. 25 May 2016.

Military Medicine: From Ancient Times to the 21st Century. Jack E. McCallum. Military Medicine: From Ancient Times to the 21st Century. Santa Barbara, CA, 2008. Questia. Web. 25 May 2016.

Issues in Medical Research Ethics. Jürgen Boomgaarden, Pekka Louhiala, Urban Wiesing. Issues in Medical Research Ethics. New York, 2003. Questia. Web. 25 May 2016.

Gangrene and Glory: Medical Care during the American Civil War. Frank R. Freemon. Gangrene and Glory: Medical Care during the American Civil War. Madison, NJ, 1998. Questia. Web. 25 May 2016.

Quinine and Quarantine: Missouri Medicine through the Years. Loren Humphrey. Quinine and Quarantine: Missouri Medicine through the Years. Columbia, MO, 2000. Questia. Web. 25 May 2016.

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