Elizabeth Blackwell: Who was the trailblazing doctor and how did she fight for women to practice medicine?

Today’s Google Doodle marks what would have been the 197th birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, the pioneering physician who paved the way for women to enter the field of medicine.

Born in Bristol in 1821, her family emigrated to the United States when she was just 11 years old. Blackwell initially beg …
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