AIDS, immunity, and Chinese medicine

proceedings of the Ninth Annual Symposium of the Oriental Healing Arts Institute, held October 23, 1988 in Long Beach, California, together with related essays and supplementary information on Chinese herbs and herbal formulas recommended by AIDS care-givers by Oriental Healing Arts Institute of U.S.A. (9th 1988 Long Beach, Calif.)

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StatementBarbara C. Enger and Eleanor R. Long, editors.
ContributionsEnger, Barbara C., Long, Eleanor R., 1923-
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 115 p. :
Number of Pages115
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Open LibraryOL19293293M
ISBN 100941942287
LC Control Number08904637

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