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Hippocrates of Cos - Short Biography, Contribution to Medicine and Quotes

Hippocrates of Cos
(ca. 460/ 450 BC , Island of  Cos, Ancient Greece - 377/370 BC, Larissa, Thessaly, Greece)
Nationality: Greece
Category: Scientists
Occupation: Physicians, Philosophers,
Unique distinction: The father of Western medicine, the author of the humoral theory of temperaments
Gender: Male
Quotes: 1. "First, do no harm." Primum non nocere (Latin). 2. Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult. 3. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. 4. Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity. 5. Walking is man's best medicine. 6. It is far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has. 7. Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease.
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