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Who was Hippocrates?

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Hippocrates lived from the late fifth century to the mid-fourth century b.c.e.. His father is thought to have been a medical practitioner, and it is known that he received some training in his youth, including travelling throughout the Greek world to learn more about medicine. He served as physician to a number of different political leaders,...

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His teachings are the basis of much medcinal stuff that goes on today. He also made the Hippocratic Oath, which every person going into the field of medecine has to take before they are qualified.

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