Sunday Morning Medicine
A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news
- How Londoners died in 1665.
- The life of a 1970s housewife.
- “Oh God for one more breath.”
- Eight songs about your period.
- Why is hemp illegal? A short history.
- The Minnesota starvation experiment.
- Mental illness in ancient Greece and Rome.
- The Brazilian ranch wear Nazis kept slaves.
- The racially fraught history of the American beard.
- “Buttock Cupping” and other historic health cures.
- How did kids deal with the stress of desegregation?
- An interactive map showing how slaves fought back.
- How to be a 1960s nonconformist (Hint: Don’t wear socks).
- Elementary school students may have found a slave burial ground.
- The forgotten history of first mental institution for African Americans.