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Yandell Henderson (1873-1944) portraitwas a brilliant scientist best known for his works with respiration and circulation rather than alcoholism. However, his contributions to the field of alcoholism through his works with Howard W. Haggard were extremely significant.

Henderson was important to the development of the field of physiology. He introduced a new revival method from carbon monoxide and improved gas masks worn in WWI. Despite his time spent in Germany and his love for the German people, Henderson worked for the U.S. military through the war and served in the Spanish American war on the U.S.S. Yale.