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In the recent volume of the Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology, various articles explore the intricate relationship between culture and medicine across different Indonesian communities. The studies delve into the Batak Toba Tribe's traditional use of animal medicine and the indigenous practices in rural Java for caring for the elderly with dementia. Further insights are provided into the popularity of Fatimah Grass among young mothers in North Sumatera and the local wisdom around ulcer disease. The phenomenon of vaping among female students is also dissected, while another piece investigates strategies employed by students with mental illnesses at Universitas Maritim Raja Ali Haji to navigate their educational journey.
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North Sumatera, Indonesia
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