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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-Vagina panties!
-Understanding the placenta.
-Ebay: the forgotten archive?
-The history of the "bikini body."
-The return of "crack baby" hysteria.
-12 vintage pictures of farm stands.

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-The return of rickets.
-The evolution of death.
-50 essential feminist films.
-The Edwardian Eugenics Society.
-Victorian England's Cannibal Club.
-50 years of motherhoood in photos.

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-The historical novel turns 200.
-How coffee fueled the Civil War.
-The invention of the heterosexual.
-The tragic and heroic women of WWI.
-World's oldest erotic graffiti unearthed.
-Brides, booze, and mid-century pulp fiction.

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Sunday Morning Medicine is on Vacation

. . . celebrating America's Birthday. We will be back next week!

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-Teaching medical history.
-Victorian cemetery reform.
-A colorful 1930s mobster map.
-The return of the DIY abortion.
-New lead in a 1909 murder case.
-Gay history . . . now with puppets!
-Where exactly did the Pilgrims live?

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-Fatal Victorian fashion.
-Public health on Ellis Island.
-The 10 best hospital novels.
-The occult and the telephone.
-The woman who invented Iraq.
-The Victorian Meme Machine.
-The queen of patent medicines.

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-The myth of the flapper?
-Dangerous Victorian fashions.
-Deadly dollhouse dioramas.
-Everyday life in a secret city.
-How I was saved from the Titanic.
-A naughty Victorian pop-up book.
-The man who was immune to AIDS.

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-It's made of people!!
-What creates memories?
-What exactly is a diagnosis?
-On the trail of black cowboys.
-Mark Twain on masturbation.
-The history of the humble knish.

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-A brief history of the toilet.
-Want to smell like a Viking?
-How to be a beauty, circa 1787.
-Heroin addiction, then and now.
-Can a cholera vaccine stop an epidemic?

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Make Love Not War: Changing the Conversation on Abortion

By Jacqueline Antonovich

Things have been pretty hectic lately for the folks who work and study in Lane Hall, the small, historic building at the far end of University of Michigan's central campus. Over the past two months the building that houses the Women’s Studies Department and the Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG) has been the target of anti-choice protesters. Lane Hall has been peppered with anti-choice leaflets, the main entry steps have been vandalized with chalk, and protesters have picketed the sidewalks in front of the building. Staff in Lane Hall have also been fielding phone calls from angry activists, alumni, and others. As Debra M. Schwartz, senior public relations representative for IRWG told me recently, “Some of us in Lane Hall and a few other university offices have been distracted from our routine work. But, in general, the protest has scarcely been noticed on campus. It feels like a tempest in a teapot.”

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