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Author McTavish, Janice Rae.
Title Pain and profits : the history of the headache and its remedies in America / Jan R. McTavish.
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2004.

Author McTavish, Janice Rae.
Subject Headache.
Headache -- Treatment -- History.
Drug Industry -- history.
Nonprescription Drugs -- history.
Analgesics -- history.
Headache -- drug therapy.
United States.
Description 1 online resource (vii, 239 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-232) and index.
Contents The headache and its treatment in the nineteenth century -- Free choice and free enterprise in nineteenth century American drug supply -- Doctors and the drug trade -- The remarkable synthetic drugs -- Druggists, doctors and the law -- The Bayer Company: drugs as big business -- Did the headache finally meet its match? -- The headache in the twentieth century.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0813536421 (electronic bk.)
9780813536422 (electronic bk.)
0813534402 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9780813534404 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
0813534410 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780813534411 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 56835061
Additional Format Print version: McTavish, Janice Rae. Pain and profits. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2004 0813534402 0813534410 (DLC) 2003022265 (OCoLC)53231813

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