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Rene Laennec’s 235th Birthday

February 17, 2016 Rene Laennec’s 235th Birthday- invented the very first stethoscope! Late in 1816, while examining a patient suffering complications of the heart, René Laennec’s memory of a stroll taken months prior came rushing back. Walking the courtyard of the Louvre that day, he observed two children playing with a long stick–one scraped it with […]