Medicine Audios

Understanding human anatomy, and how to diagnose and treat illnesses, has changed dramatically from ancient to modern times. This collection features people whose medical breakthroughs helped to save millions of lives.

Helen visited the Perkins Institute for the Blind in May of 1888.

During the summer of 1886, Helen and her parents visited a famous Baltimore physician.

Still preparing for college, Helen attended the Cambridge School for Young Ladies.

For two years, as Helen continued her college-prep work, she studied at the Wright-Humason School for the Deaf in New York.

Although her father had been married before, and Helen had two step-brothers, she was the first girl in the family and her mother's first child.

Even though she'd made great progress, Helen was frustrated because she could not speak.

As a child of the South, Helen had not experienced snow before the winter of 1889.

Anne Sullivan, a young teacher with her own vision problems, arrived at the Keller home in early March of 1887.

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