Table of contents for Picturing medical progress from Pasteur to polio : a history of mass media images and popular attitudes in America / Bert Hansen.

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Contents
Acknowledgments
Part 1. The Setting
1. Medicine in the Public Eye, Then and Now
2. Before There Were Medical Breakthroughs: Diseases and Doctors in the Pictorial Press, 1860-1890 
Part 2. A New Regime of Medical Progress
3. How Medicine Became Hot News, 1885
4. Popular Enthusiasm for Laboratory Discoveries, 1885-1895
5. Creating an Institutional Base for Medical Research, 1890-1920
Part 3. Medical History for the Public, 1925-1950
6. The Mass Media Make Medical History Popular
7. ¿And now, a word from our sponsor¿: Making Medical History Commercial
8. Popular Medical History in Children¿s Comic Books of the 1940s
Part 4. The Modern Imagery of Medical Progress
9. Life Looks at Medicine: Magazine Photography and the American Public
10. The Meaning of an Era
Appendix
Notes
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Medicine -- United States -- History.
Medical innovations -- United States -- History.
Medical illustration -- United States -- History.
Health in mass media -- United States -- History.
Popular culture -- United States -- History.
History of Medicine -- United States.
History, 19th Century -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
Mass Media -- history -- United States.
Public Opinion -- United States.