An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure

"An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure" is an exhibit that explores the history of healthcare in Onslow County from the colonial period to present. The story of Onslow County’s first doctors, pharmacists, dentists, midwives, and other medical professionals shows the evolution of medical technology and ideas. Click on the exhibit panels below to learn more about the history of healthcare in Onslow County.

Earliest physicians
19th-20th c physicians
Public health history
Pandemic plague panic
alternative medicine
Pediatrics midwifery
Modern medicine