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  • Discovery of the Circulatory System

    Discovery of the Circulatory System
    In 1628, Doctor William Harvey discovered that the human body had a circulatory system and that the blood flowed and didn't sit still.
  • Smallpox Vaccine

    Smallpox Vaccine
    In 1796, Benjamin Waterhouse discovered the smallpox vaccine and introduced it to the U.S.
  • Toothpaste

    A dentist named Peabody was the first man to add soap to dental paste and and proved that he teeth could be cleaned.
  • Anesthesia

    William Morton, a Boston dentist used sulfuric ether to remove a tumor in a mans neck.
  • Aspirin

    A chemist named Felix Hoffman was experimenting with salicylic acid and create aspirin.
  • Electrocardiograph

    Paul White introduces the electrocardiograph to the united states.
  • Discovery of Insuliin

    Discovery of Insuliin
    Frederick Banting discovered the islets of langerhans and the hormone insulin and how it regulates blood sugar.
  • Iron Lung

    Iron Lung
    Philip Drinker invents the iron lung to help patients that are polio-paralyzed breathe.
  • Kidney Transplant

    Kidney Transplant
    Joseph Murray performs the first kidney transplant on a set of twins.
  • Polio Vaccine

    Polio Vaccine
    Jonas Salk discovered the polio vaccine and first administered it to children.