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El blog de "Acebedo": Gregorio López Bravo, visitó el Pozo Polio en 1964...

El blog de "Acebedo": Gregorio López Bravo, visitó el Pozo Polio en 1964...

Polio patients in iron lungs in 1952: Past Imperfect Blog - Smithsonian.com (Photo: Wikipedia)

Salk, Sabin and the Race Against Polio

Polio patients in iron lungs in 1952: Past Imperfect Blog - Smithsonian.com (Photo: Wikipedia)

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks -- A poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951 and now called HeLa cells—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, in vitro fertilization, and more. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can’t afford health insurance."

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks -- A poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951 and now called HeLa cells—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, in vitro fertilization, and more. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can’t afford health insurance."

Vintage photo of a little girl on crutches with her Madame Alexander "Marybel" doll who came with crutches and hospital gear, 1950.

Vintage photo of a little girl on crutches with her Madame Alexander "Marybel" doll who came with crutches and hospital gear, 1950.

Wilma Rudolph was the first American woman to win three gold medals at one Olympics.  She won global fame as the fastest woman in the world. Just two years later, she retired, her legacy having been written. She died in 1994 at the age of 54.

50 stunning Olympic moments: Wilma Rudolph – in pictures

Wilma Rudolph was the first American woman to win three gold medals at one Olympics. She won global fame as the fastest woman in the world. Just two years later, she retired, her legacy having been written. She died in 1994 at the age of 54.

Drive-in clinic for the polio shot, Los Angeles, 1960 check out the MG Midget with the little driver.

Drive-in clinic for the polio shot, Los Angeles, 1960 check out the MG Midget with the little driver.

Defense.gov News Release: National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of September 30, 2014

National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of Septemb

Defense.gov News Release: National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of September 30, 2014

15 Horrifying Medical Procedures We Used To Think Were A Good Idea

15 Horrifying Medical Procedures We Used To Think Were A Good Idea

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