A curious inspiration for the first stethoscope

By PBS Newshour
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 1:12 EDT
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A Curious Inspiration for the First Stethoscope (via PBS News Hour)

By: Howard Markel In a monthly column for PBS NewsHour, Dr. Howard Markel revisits moments that changed the course of modern medicine, like the invention of the stethoscope. Photo By BSIP/UIG via Getty Images. Long before Hippocrates (ca. 460-380 B.…

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