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Feud Over Credit

Morton/Jackson(1) William Morton (1819-1868), was a dentist.  He was obsessed with one thing.  He said, “If only I could pull teeth painlessly, I would become the richest dentist in Boston, perhaps the entire world.” Later, Morton studied medicine and chemistry under Dr. … Continue reading

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Ethics: Medicine

There are many advantages to living in twenty-first century America.  “It was not very long ago, as history is measured, when such things as oranges or cocoa were the luxuries of the rich and when it was considered an extravagance … Continue reading

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