News Round Up Sunday Morning Medicine By Jacqueline Antonovich • October 12, 2014 Sharing TwitterFacebook A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news 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. The mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe. Seeking wisdom in the history of epidemics. Unicorn cookbook found (on April 1st, of course). Rare photo Selina Gray, slave of Robert E. Lee. The interesting history behind a Cold War movie flop. Should “mad studies” replace the history of psychiatry? Freud was probably wrong about orgasms (surprised?) How many world languages do not have gendered pronouns? The forgotten history of the women-made comic, Tits and Clits. Cataloging and returning artifacts from the Attica Prison uprising. 8 black women of the Civil Rights Era that you should know about.
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Nursing Clio and the ritual sacrifice to Baal are the highlights of the week.