News Round Up Sunday Morning Medicine By Jacqueline Antonovich • May 22, 2016 Sharing TwitterFacebook A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Murder bottles. Life before antibiotics. Revolutionary-era trash. Was there a “World War Zero”? Creating cures in Early America. Did doctors really attend duals? The man who blamed aging on his intestines. The hidden messages of Colonial handwriting. An 800-year history of women making whiskey. An epidemic that you’ve probably never heard of. How the British defeated Napoleon with citrus fruit. Popeye, spinach, and iron: who debunks the debunkers? The Smithsonian has digitized its collection of old-timey cosmetics. Railway paradise: how a fine-dining empire made the Southwest palatable.