Volume two of three, compiled by the Journal of the American Medical Association. The volume consists of a collection of pseudo-scientific printings outlining fraudulent medicinal treatments. The quackery included in the volume was first printed in the Journal of the American Medical Association, then reprinted as pamphlets for broad distribution. The fraudulent and exploitative quackery and nostrums are discussed and denounced. The book is "wholly educational in character - not punitive. The matter that appears in this book has been prepared and written in no spirit of malice and with no object except that of laying before the public certain facts the knowledge of which is essential to a proper conception of community health." Digitized content includes the covers; title page; select articles on cures for obesity, epilepsy, female weakness, and alcohol and drug addiction; and a print advertisement for a nostrum found interleaved in the book.
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