News Round Up Sunday Morning Medicine By Jacqueline Antonovich • July 13, 2014 Sharing TwitterFacebook A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news 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. The battle over Germany’s last Lenin statue. Big Tobacco invented the Type A personality. How 911 became America’s emergency number. The dirtiest presidential letters you will ever read. The history of America’s obsession with Tiki decor. The whimsical way med students learn about the body. The forgotten history of America’s largest slave auction. The oldest case of Down Syndrome from medieval France. Beds not bombs: The history of anti-nuclear medical protests. Were African Americans denied vanilla ice cream in the Jim Crow South?