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Clara Barton
founded the American red cross
used acupuncture to relieve pain and conjestion
Marie Curie
isolated radium in 1910
Leonardo da Vinchi
artist who used dissection to draw the human body
dark ages
emphasis was placed on saving the soul and study of medicine was prohibited
earliest people known to maintain accurate health records
Gabriel Fahrenheit
created the first mercury thermometer
Sir Alexander Fleming
discovered penicillin in 1928
William Harvey
Described the circulation of blood to and from the heart
the father of medicine
Robert Koch
developed the culture plate method to identify pathogens
Gregory Mendel
established the patterns of heredity
Florence Nightengale
founder of modern nursing
Lois Pasteur
began pasteurizing milk to kill bacteria
an arab physician who began the use of animal gut for suture material
Jonas Salk
developed the polio vaccine in 1952
Joseph Lister
began using disenfectants and antiseptants during surgery
William Roentgen
discovered x-rays in 1895
Edward Jenner
developed a vaccine for smallpox in 1796
began public health and sanitaion systems

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