Sunday, November 27, 2016

Medical Journey of Hippocrates from Kos

Medical Journey of Hippocrates from Kos

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Hippocrates from the Greek island of Kos (Cos) is known for his medical knowledge and is considered as the founder of the medicine and the father of Western medicine. He was one of first who understood that illness is not caused by some Gods or superstition but as results of external natural factors. He was born in Kos in 460 BC. You can see photos from todays Cos bellow. His work resulted in the Hippocratic Corpus which contains around 70 medical works. And never forget what Hippocrates said: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”.

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