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I Feel Better with a Frog in My Throat

History's Strangest Cures

By Carlyn Beccia

It wasn’t too long ago that people tried all sorts of things to help sick people feel better. They tried wild things like drinking a glass full of millipedes or putting some mustard on one's head.  Some of the cures worked, and some of them…well, let’s just say that millipedes, living or dead, are not meant to be ingested.
 
Carlyn Beccia takes readers on a colorful and funny medical mystery tour to discover that while times may have changed, many of today’s most reliable cure-alls have their roots in some very peculiar practices, and so relevant connections can be drawn from what they did then to what we do now.

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0547225709


Format: Book
Author: Beccia, Carlyn
Summary: Introduces some of history's more unusual folk remedies, exploring such whimsical examples as swallowing frog slime to treat a sore throat and sticking a wounded foot into a bull's mouth.
Title: I feel better with a frog in my throat: history's strangest cures : History's Strangest Cures / written and illustrated by Carlyn Beccia.
Publisher Date: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, c2010.
Subject: Therapeutics -- History -- Juvenile literature. Traditional medicine -- History -- Juvenile literature. Medical misconceptions -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 0547225709 9780547225708
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System Items Available: 15
System Items Total: 21
Call Number: 615.88 Bec
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Format: Book
Author: Beccia, Carlyn
Summary: Introduces some of history's more unusual folk remedies, exploring such whimsical examples as swallowing frog slime to treat a sore throat and sticking a wounded foot into a bull's mouth.
Title: I feel better with a frog in my throat: history's strangest cures : History's Strangest Cures / written and illustrated by Carlyn Beccia.
Publisher, Date: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, c2010.
Description: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.
Subjects: Therapeutics -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Traditional medicine -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Medical misconceptions -- History -- Juvenile literature.
LCCN: 2010001138
ISBN: 0547225709
ISBN: 9780547225708
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Available Copies: 15
Total Copies: 21
Call Number: 615.88 Bec