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GETTING TO KNOW GALEN

Galen was definitely one of the most colorful and interesting characters of history, aside from his central importance to the history of medicine for his many innovations and contributions to the art of healing.  So, aside from studying Galen from a strictly medical viewpoint, it is equally important to get a clear and thorough understanding […]

EPIDAURUS, THE MOTHER OF ALL HEALING SPAS

I just got back to Romania from another trip to Greece, to visit a friend there who was a fan of my website, and interested in Greek Medicine. I had always wanted to visit the Asclepion at Epidaurus, but I had always found one excuse or another for putting it off. But finally, becoming tired […]