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Did you know that imagination once played a key role in the way Americans understood and practiced medicine?
Sari Altschuler, an Assistant Professor of English at Northeastern University and author of The Medical Imagination: Literature and Health in the Early United States, joins us to investigate the ways early American doctors used imagination in their practice and learning of medicine.
Show Notes: https://www.benfranklinsworld.com/263
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