Located at 859 County Line Road in Horsham, PA 19044

27Jun
2020
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In Case of Fever

We have heard the word “fever” a lot this year because of the new virus in our midst, but fever itself is not a new phenomenon.  In colonial days there was no COVID-19 virus to cause fever but there were certainly plenty of fevers due to moderate illnesses such as common colds or more serious […]

11Apr
2020
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Dr. Graeme, Pest Houses, & Quarantine in Colonial Philadelphia

Quarantine, social distancing, and community spread are very much on our minds these days, but the concepts were not unknown to earlier doctors, including our own Dr. Graeme. Even though disease vectors were not always understood or accurately identified (bad air was often blamed), it was observed that those who avoided the sick escaped disease. While […]

25Jan
2020
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Pennsylvania, A Holy Experiment

William Penn, a Quaker, was looking for a haven in the New World where he and other Quakers could practice their religion freely and without persecution. He asked King Charles II to grant him land in the territory between Lord Baltimore’s province of Maryland and the Duke of York’s province of New York in order […]