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Doctors: Bio Medicine

Sherwin B. Nuland. Vintage Books USA, $15 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-679-72215-1

To tell the story of medicine since Hippocrates and Galen, Nuland focuses on the personalities and careers of medical innovators since the 16th century who epitomized the scientific climate and culture of their period. PW called this an ``enthusiatic and anecdote-rich narrative.'' (May)