Lyme disease is named for Lyme, CT, where several cases were identified in 1975.
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The historical medical uses for leeches (some of which are still being practiced today) are pretty well known.
Buckingham Palace has confirmed what the British tabloids have suspected for a while: The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting.
Installment #47: Seeing his armies exhausted following their defeat at Chataldzha, Bulgaria’s Tsar Ferdinand (pictured) finally listened to the pleas of the Bulgarian civilian government and the advic
"The Rich Man" by Cornelis Anthonisz (1541), courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
Between the 15th and 19th centuries, Europeans illustrated their books mainly with woodcuts.
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"They called it the war to end all wars. The called it the London Fire. They called it the Trail of Tears. But they were all wrong.
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