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    • Honey, Mud, Maggots, and Other Medical Marvels

    • The Science Behind Folk Remedies and Old Wives' Tales
    • By: Robert S. Root-Bernstein, Michèle M. Root-Bernstein
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 41
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      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Written with wit and narrative force, Honey, Mud, Maggots and Other Medical Marvels is an enriching excursion into the world of folk medicine. The award-winning team of Robert and Michèle Root-Bernstein provide a fascinating glimpse into the evolution of medical traditions. In addition to the honey, mud, and maggots used in wound therapy, the Root-Bernsteins unearth cures that range from ancient Egypt to the rain forests of contemporary Latin America.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
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    • By budsmom on 05-06-15

    Regular price: $25.19