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15456
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For many years, Dr. Griggs has been serving the people of Currituck and Dare Counties as a travelling doctor. Beginning his practice, Dr. Griggs drove a mule and cart to attend to the needs of 3,000 people living along the peninsula and the beaches across the Sound; today he uses an automobile. Dr. Griggs is firm believer in preventative medicine, vaccinating for diseases such as typhoid. He is also the first doctor in this section to use the diphtheria antitoxin.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 4 Issue 39, Feb 1937, p7, 20
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16338
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Glass details the cures and remedies of an Indian doctor found in an Englishman's diary from the early 1830s. Remedies are used to cure such ailments as Rheumatism, colic, tooth ache, fever, and ear ache to name a few.
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16480
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Lillian Wright presents the accounts of her husband, Dr. John J. Wright--a professor of public health administration--as a public health worker in the mountains of North Carolina. This article details his encounters with the unique aspects of mountain medicine.
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25569
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Dr. Leslie Smith, a student at Brody School of Medicine from 1998-2002, chose East Carolina because of its focus on primary care in rural areas. Utilizing her experiences, Smith makes it her mission to change how disadvantaged patients receive health care.
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25693
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Eastern North Carolina has a higher rate of deaths from breast cancer than the national average due to folklore, fear, and misunderstanding of the disease. But a long-term project at East Carolina University is seeking to change this through an interdisciplinary study of the issues that lead women to delay screening and treatment.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 1998, p16-20, il Periodical Website
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34932
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Cape Fear Health has teamed up with Campbell University to train doctors and physicians in rural community health. North Carolina’s shortage of medical professionals in rural areas has led to many rural North Carolinians traveling far distances for health care. The residency program, started in 2017, aims to encourage students to stay in rural areas and start small scale practices.
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35293
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The author lists ingredients commonly found in drugstores that were included in people’s home remedies. Along with the ingredient, Wilson lists what it was ailments it was used for.
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35458
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A doctor was taught a new method delivering babies when several women used tobacco smoke to induce the final stage of labor.
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37213
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Extract from “A Country Doctor’s Diary” by Allen H. Moore, M.D. about old sayings and practices.
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35926
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It was proof that fashion—albeit of the folk remedy variety--always comes back around. Among the remedies were recommendations for illnesses such as colds and croup. Others were suggestions for nail and bees sting injuries. Others were proposals for hair and oral health.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Spring/Summer 1973, p36-39