Jacqueline Antonovich

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Rethinking Anne Boleyn. Slavery and the family tree. A brief history of in-flight meals. The bubonic plague hits Hawaii. The feminist history of the bicycle. Is there a witch bottle in your house? Emmitt Till’s father was also hanged. For nurses, trauma comes with… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Sex, art, and misogyny. The first mom in space. A tale of two suffragists. What killed Prince Albert? A history of American beef. Was Shakespeare a woman? PTSD and the American Civil War. Escaping the corset in South Korea. The last queen of Greenwich… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Siberians in Hawaii. The codpiece and the pox. Nobody uses dental dams. Brady Bunch and the measles. Gendering the history of crime. Looking back at WWII’s Lumberjills. It’s time to get rid of reform schools. 18th-century belief in extraterrestrials. Menstrual products as museum artifacts…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of Peeps. A little mercurial history. The death of the hippies. The Red Summer of 1919. The return of reefer madness. The CCC and African Americans. The “baby dolls” of New Orleans. When slaveowners got reparations. Victorians and their love of leeches…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Cholera 101. Stonewall at 50. Call the (Roman) midwife. Children of the poisoned river. An oral history of Ms. Magazine. A history of American political humor. How medical researchers used to party. A history of feminist anti-prison activism. Child-killing demons and uterus amulets. Anti-drug propaganda for… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Herpes in space! Waitresses in 1916. London’s sewer king. Queering the catalogue. Women’s periods in the 1920s. The case for public sex classes. After the miscarriage comes the bills. American art during the Vietnam War. The stress of racism is killing our babies. A… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The history of Women’s History Month. The failed Soviet rival to the flapper dress. The mystery of the 1957 gay wedding photos. The historical significance of black queer films. How fashion forensics are helping solve crimes. Is testing the DNA in museum artifacts worth… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Gin, syphilis, and lunacy. A history of the wheelchair. Why we need more black doulas. Teaching “Car Talk” to new docs. Viking women, at home and at war. Fairy tales may be older than we think. The real doctors who inspired M*A*S*H. The camera… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Medicine on screen. Plague water, anyone? The miscegenation troll. When Brooklyn was queer. The great glass coffin scam. Hemp and heritage in France. Celebrating bad taste at the Met. The laughing gas parties of the 1700s. Scientific duo gets back to basics to make… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news WWII and drug prevention. Rethinking love and autism. Do aphrodisiacs really work? So who really was Queen Anne? Eugenic love in the Progressive Era. A teenage social revolution in your pocket. 8 daring female entrepreneurs from history. Sperm banks, DNA testing, and donor privacy…. Read more →