News Round Up Sunday Morning Medicine By Jacqueline Antonovich • January 10, 2021 Sharing TwitterFacebook A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Defoe and the Plague Year. Isn’t she good—for a woman? Remembering all of American history. The curious case of the Infant Sappho. The internet and American imperialism. What Bridgerton gets wrong about corsets. In The Gay Cookbook, domestic bliss was queer. Why we should all be keeping coronavirus journals. How fashion was forever changed by “the gay plague.” Curators scour Capitol for damage to the building or its art. Rare doctor’s note reveals Napoleon’s poor health in later years. Medicalizing Black military service in an age of global imperialism. Mortality rate for Black babies plummets when they’re delivered by Black doctors. Comparing the Capitol insurrection to “third-world countries” ignores U.S history.