News Round Up Sunday Morning Medicine By Jacqueline Antonovich • July 10, 2016 Sharing TwitterFacebook A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The fever of 1721. Leprosy in 1930s India. Ireland’s secret hangman. The paradox of gun history. The beautiful history of lice combs? The long history of the menstrual cup. The Melania Drumpf of the 19th century. The naked truth about French postcards. What did nearsighted humans do before glasses? Deafness as a public health issue in the 20s and 30s. The early 20th-century obsession with child prodigies. Ida B. Wells, police violence, and the legacy of lynching. Should we refuse to build memorials for terrorist attacks? Concealed births and abandoned babies in Victorian England. Can Che Guevara and Brigitte Bardo save this Bulgarian village?