The search for the man believed to be the 'father of medicine' dates back to 5th century BC with a man named Hippocartes. His theories include what inbalances cause indiviudals to develop certain illnesses. He also was the first to theorize that diseases were caused naturally and not supernaturally.
Dr. Marvin Druger explores the man known as the father of mediicne this week on Science on the Radio.
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