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correspond to a professional duty, see Ludwig Edelstein, "The Professional
Ethics of the Greek Physician," Bulletin of the History of Medicine 30 (September-
October 1956): 391-419. Walter Reich raises the contemporary issue about the ...
Until Julius Caesar gave citizenship to the first group of Asclepiads in 46 B.C.,
this privilege was refused to Greek physicians and healing priests.234 The Arabs
honored the physician;235 the Jews left health care to the quality of the ghetto or,
Later, as a fleshless skeleton, he teases the doctor about his impotence, jokes
about or rejects his honoraria, offers medicine as pernicious as that the physician
dispensed, and treats the doctor as just one more common mortal by snatching ...
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The Epidemics of Modern Medicine
The Medicalization of Life
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