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Medical side of Benjamin Franklin

Warren Clair Hunter

Medical side of Benjamin Franklin

by Warren Clair Hunter

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Published by s.n.] in [Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790,
  • History, 18th Century -- Biography,
  • History of Medicine

  • Edition Notes

    Read before the University of Oregon Medical School Medical History Club, Feb. 10, 1928.

    Statementby Warren C. Hunter.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsUniversity of Oregon. Medical School. Medical History Club.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14743731M

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Through his almanac and other writings, Benjamin Franklin exerted his greatest influence on the medical sphere. With numerous well-informed correspondents—including physicians and scientists on two continents—and, as a skilled writer, he was capable of writing letters, articles, collections of sayings and other works filled with medical Cited by: 5.

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Pages: Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSA FRSE (Janu [O.S. January 6, ] – Ap ) was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading writer, printer, political philosopher, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Children: William Franklin, Francis Folger Franklin.

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Franklin developed a new style of the stove with a hoodlike enclosure in the front and an airbox in the rear. The new stove and reconfiguration of the flues allowed for a more efficient fire, one that used one-quarter as much wood and generated twice as much heat. When offered a patent for the fireplace's design, Benjamin Franklin turned it down.

He first made these attributions in ''The Canon of Benjamin Franklin New Attributions and Reconsiderations.'' That book, published last year by the University of Delaware Press.

2 days ago  Ben Franklin was a complicated man, and some of the most exciting takes on Franklin dive into that complication headfirst and grapple with the dark side of his story, no matter how many $ bills carry his smiling face.

This is the troubled history of Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin took a great interest in health-related topics. In his day, many beliefs about health and disease were based on superstition. Franklin applied Enlightenment reasoning to his study of various afflictions and came up with some astonishingly accurate hypotheses.

Here are just a few of Franklin's theories and accomplishments in the fields of health, physical fitness, and medicine. Belongings said to be part of the homeless encampment on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway sit at the gate of the Rodin Museum. Residents in the area say the homeless are expanding, moving from a ball field at 22nd St.

and the Parkway to the museum, as well as to nearby Eakins Oval and the Azalea Garden. This collection of Benjamin Franklin quotes includes insights on health, wealth and wisdom.

Many of the quotations attributed to him, and especially the aphorisms, are ones that Franklin “collected from many ages and nations.” They weren’t originally written by Franklin. Included in this bibliography are all the known medical books, pamphlets, and broadsides in English with Benjamin Franklin's name in the imprint, issued in America.

These eighteen titles span the years to and are presented chronologically with indications of their relation to the practice and practitioners of Colonial medicine. Benjamin Franklin, Autobiography. Isaac Watts, The Psalms of David, Imitated, seventh edition (Philadelphia: B. F[ranklin] and H.

M[eredith] for Thomas Godfrey, ). Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The first book Franklin published at his own risk was the first American edition of a new version of the metrical Psalms by Isaac Watts.

Franklin's fondness for books finally determined his career. His older brother James Franklin (–) was the editor and printer of the New England Courant, the fourth newspaper published in the needed an apprentice, so in the year-old Benjamin Franklin was bound by law to serve his brother.

Benjamin Franklin, joint postmaster general of the colonies (), and his son William traveled to London together in There, for the next five years, William studied law, and Franklin. When skeletal remains of at least 10 people turned up in the basement of Benjamin Franklin’s British residence, people wondered if the Founding Father might have had a much darker side.

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