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  • Medicine at Michigan

    Magical Stones Were a Big Deal in Ancient Medicine

    Until just a few years ago, you could find healing stones at the U-M Medical School. They promised to treat everything from back pain to fertility problems. Part of the U-M History of Medicine Collection, some 60 carved stones, many of which are medical amulets, were given to the Medical School by world-renowned surgeon Frederick A. Coller, M.D., former chair of the Department of Surgery.

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