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Adventures in the Archives: Living in a Material World

By Jacqueline Antonovich

A wise woman once remarked, “We are living in a material world and I am a material girl.” And while this ode to consumption may have been referring to the procurement and enjoyment of luxury items, I think Madonna may have been on to something – though perhaps not in the way she intended. You see, over this past summer I had an unintentional, but deeply meaningful, love affair with . . . material culture.

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-The midwives of St. Croix.
-Male midwives of Ethiopia.
-America's coolest ghost towns.
-Does cancer spread while you sleep?
-Life in a 1930s psychiatric hospital.

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-£7.5 trillion for slavery.
-Bette Davis on sexism.
-Vaccinated mosquitos?
-A history of body snatching.
-"What Women Want": a history.
-How science still gets race wrong.

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-How Prozac conquered America.
-A real-life Oregon Trail adventure.
-How Sigmund Freud Wanted to die.
-The most beautiful anatomical theaters.
-Can a person be an "anti-psychopath"?

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-Snuff: a history.
-A community erased.
-History of sexuality 101.
-A history of the migraine.
-The Union's fake Canadians.

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-A history of vaccinations.
-A brief history of animal death in space.
-The coolest historical gifs you will ever see.
-The really cool history of mountain biking.
-Is a little bit of Lithium good for our health?

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-The brave and fluffy cats of WWI.
-Tech lessons from the "Dark Ages."
-Medical conspiracy theories in history.
-How would Bill Gates teach a history class?
-The Economist's horrible defense of slavery.

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-80 years of Fergusons.
-Victorian England's singing pig.
-Queen Victoria's secret sex castle.
-Why nighttime air used to be scary.
-How to donate your body to science.
-When flight attendants were nurses.
-The yellow star and the pink triangle.

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-The 1889 Russian flu.
-Atomic tourism of the 1950s.
-Really cool century-old toys.
-Ticking clocks and baby pangs.
-When lobsters were for the poor.
-A history of dentistry - in pictures.

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Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-The birth of the bra.
-The quandary of dark tourism.
-Science and tech ads from the past.
-A short history of childcare experts.
-The xenophobic history of marijuana.

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