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Trotula of Salerno

11th century, Salerno, Italia Trotula was one of the most famous physicians of her time. Her work was devoted to alleviating the suffering of women. Trotula taught at the school of Salerno, a famous university of the time, where both … Continue reading

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Radical Sexual Surgeries and the Systematic Elimination of Midwifery and Wisewoman Ways

Radical Sexual Surgeries In the late 1800s and early 1900s, the surgeries that are called “Oophorectomy” and “normal ovariotomy” became very popular in the United States. Between 1873 to the early 1900s this surgery, which removed healthy ovariesĀ  — also … Continue reading

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