Archive for February 2013

“The Flight Of The Caduceus”

The winged caduceus of the Greek god Hermes came to supercede the staff of the healer Aesculapius (with its single snake around a wingless staff) as a representation of the North American medical profession less than a century ago, appearing initially as a symbol of the American Medical Corps during World War I.[1] Hermes (and…

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