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Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Susan Perry helps MinnPost readers make their way through the thicket of health happenings, trends, studies and research. Perry has written several health-related books, and her articles have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Minnesota Monthly, The History Channel Magazine and Woman's Day. She is a former writer/editor for Time-Life Books and a former editor of Nutrition Action Healthletter, published by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

1677 smallpox pamphlet

Anniversary of America's first published medical paper underscores one of medicine's biggest success stories: vaccines

The paper was a pamphlet on smallpox, a subject very much on the minds of everyone in the New World.