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A Return to a Moralistic Perception of Disease: Prudence in the Time of Cholera

Lauren Lewis   During the 1830s, a critical shift in thinking occurred about the causes of disease as medical practitioners increasingly shifted their views of causation towards the environment and away from morality and the individual. However, not all followed this shift in thinking, as evinced by Sylvester Graham, a deeply spiritual Presbyterian minister and […]