School of music
Thinking Aloud
Practice and Decline of Bloodletting
Philosopher Joseph Agassi once called it "the single greatest error in the history of medicine." As you read the above title you probably agree. We're thinking aloud about bloodletting, leeches, razors, and all. It's an obsolete practice and a confusing concept, but our guest, K. Codell Carter, is an expert in the history of medicine. As strange as bloodletting may be, he fleshes things out.—Original airdate: 4/3/2009

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