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History: The Beginning Of Hospitals In America

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By: Daniel Boczarski
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By: Daniel Boczarski
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Today you should thank a healthcare worker–because on this day back in 1752, the very first American hospital opened–but where did it open? And given the recent talk about airline mergers, this is also the day the first African-American woman took to the skies as a flight attendant—but where did it happen? Find out in today’s History Notes.

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02-11-13 Day In History

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