Lester Menke http://iowapublicradio.org en Civil War Medicine http://iowapublicradio.org/post/civil-war-medicine <p>More than six hundred thousand men died during the Civil War and&nbsp;twice as many men died of disease than of gunshot wounds. Charity talks with Dr. Kendall Reed from Des Moines University medical practices during the war and how the period led to numerous medical advancements.&nbsp; Later, Lester Menke,&nbsp;&nbsp;author of &nbsp;&ldquo;When Apples Had No Worms&rdquo;, shares his stories from&nbsp;growing up in the 1920s and 30s.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 18:07:41 +0000 Charity Nebbe 4403 at http://iowapublicradio.org Civil War Medicine