Every once in a while, I read something that really makes me stop and say "Wow!" That's happened to me just the other day when I read a report on a new form of vaccination--a patch. You really must read about it yourself and see if you don't find it amazing, too!
Advances in medicine make for some fascinating reading. Here are just two books that deal with the history of medicine:
Friedman, Meyer. Medicine's 10 Greatest Discoveries. [610 FRI]
Glasser, Ronald. The Light in the Skull. [610 GLA]