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Medicine

Cook County ICU

book cover image: Cook County ICU

Cory Franklin, MD headed the Cook County intensive care unit for over 30 years. 

They thrust the boundaries of knowledge

book cover image: 1001 inventions: the enduring legacy of Muslim Civilization

In the seventh century, as most of Europe continued its descent into intellectualy dormancy, the geniuses of Muslim society thrust the boundaries of knowledge and their innovations shaped civilizations to this day.