Assistance required please...

Dear STAMAsters,

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From: "oxm" <oxm@hrfn.net>
To: <stama@asap.unimelb.edu.au>
Subject: help me please...
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 1998 12:09:00 -0500
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my name is chris and my wife has poised a question that i am unable to answer.
i need the history of why they use a snake in the caduses symbols- mostly
on the ambulance.
thank you

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