News Round Up Sunday Morning Medicine By Jacqueline Antonovich • September 27, 2015 Sharing TwitterFacebook A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The torrid history of absinthe. Things historians can’t live without. Nobody did costume parties like the Bauhaus. The campaign to help Syrian refugees during WWI. Food and sex in Mexico before and after colonization. Before ASL there was Martha’s Vineyard sign language. Poking fun at the crowded presidential race – in the 1880s. Explore pre-Stonewall life in Chicago’s lesbian community. The African American housewives who shut down an industry. Can you guess the invention based on these patent illustrations? How a fake typhus epidemic saved a Polish town from the Nazis. Showering and teeth brushing: The strange history of our daily routine.