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The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth: And Other Curiosities from the History of Medicine

by Thomas Morris Author

In this unbelievable but true collection of stories from the world of medicine, discover why teeth started exploding in the 19th century, why (and how!) a Rhode Island woman peed through her nose, and what happened when a a boy began honking like a goose after inhaling a bird's larynx. Author Thomas Morris, award-winning medical historian, shares these anecdotes with the reader and takes them on a journey through the improvements that came to the medical profession over the last two hundred years. As amusing as it is horrifying, The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth is a testament to human curiosity, ingenuity, and endurance. 

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