Posts by Author: Jacqueline Antonovich

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of women dentists. Reexamining Andy Warhol’s death. Science and a guinea pig mea culpa. The lady historian who lived like a Tudor. The plundering of famous corpses: a list. The woman who revolutionized sex education. The next pandemic may be dripping on your… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The WWII love letters between two men. Mending the broken faces of the Civil War. Meet Florence Nightingale, queer statistician. What was life like for women in the Viking Age? The tragic lessons of cinema’s first gay love story. Fascinating vintage photographs of grocery… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Punk rock and public history. Phrenology and the Civil War. Cough killer’s secret ingredient. Child stealing in Victorian Scotland. Trump, Charlemagne, and nostalgia. What doctors can learn from looking at art. The casualties of women’s war on body hair. The legacy of Invasion of the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Cats in space. A history of gaslighting. Nipples without gender. How to train an obstetrician. How Mr. Coffee made coffee manly. Divine fat: butter in spiritual mythology. Irish women go on strike over abortion ban. There really was a Bowling Green Massacre. Were colonial… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Native foods and the colonial gaze. Sick servants in early modern Britain. The road to health and happiness, 1937. The myth of Native American alcoholism. How the microscope changed everything. How to cure a headache in Mesopotamia. The Japanese art of grieving a miscarriage…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Fungi and witchcraft. Old-time Hucksterism. Whimsical anatomy drawings.  Irish medical migration during WWI. Where’s the sex ed for disabled kids? “Jingle Bells” is not a Christmas song. Policing acid house parties in the 1980s. Doctors confirm 200-year-old diagnosis. How anxiety got rebranded as depression…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The artificial kidney. Poison in colonial India. Period poetry contests. Why sound archiving is important. The business of pregnancy testing. Why the Nazis studied American race laws. Historians have a new theory on Anne Frank. The struggles of America’s first black doctors. Finding patients’… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of black Santas. War memorials have failed. Great moments in syphilis.  Exploring 1930s booze labels. 200 years of deadly London air. Holocaust jacket found at tag sale. The health of suffragette prisoners. The uses and abuses of ether in history. Second opinions… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Abortion in 18th-century Britain. How leeches made their comeback. It’s time to exonerate Ethel Rosenberg. The Singapore genital panic of the 1960s. The unsung woman artist behind your tarot cards. The extraordinary life of a Revolutionary War nurse. Why black Americans are not nostalgic… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Fashion for the grave. What are tussie-mussies? Medicine wants your parts. Who keeps women’s secrets? The strange history of microfilm. 350 years of blood transfusions. The birth of the physician assistant. When the color green could kill you. The hidden black female figures of… Read more →