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Constipation and the Pursuit of Health in Modern Society
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therapies that people have used, including laxatives, enemas, mineral waters, bran cereals, yogurts, electrotherapy, calisthenics, rectal dilation devices, and many other remedies. The story is carried up to the present and demonstrates that many of constipation therapies of the nineteenth and twentieth
centuries are continuing into the twenty-first.
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"This book is exhaustive and scholarly, but, thank goodness, it is also a wry chronicle. To anyone who grew up puzzling over delicately worded radio ads for peculiar products like Serutan ("nature's spelled backwards"), Sal Hepatica and Carter's Little Liver Pills, or wondering how Grandma could have been addicted to Feen-a-Mint laxative chewing gum, Dr. Whorton's book will explain it all." Denise Grady, Health & Fitness, The New York Times