Posts by Author: Jacqueline Antonovich

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Yellow fever fiend. Picturing Jewish Vacationland. The renaissance of intellectual racism. Preventing pregnancy in the early modern world. When did the sun turn bad: A brief history of tanning. Meet the real “mad women” behind Maidenform bra ads. The erasure of people of African… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news LSD: Insight or insanity? Coding for abortion access. Women’s lives in 1790s NYC. Linking hunger and healthcare. Chloroform and Queen Victoria. How did Civil War surgeons cope? Getting into Marie Antoinette’s head. How Victorian doctors treated depression. On racism and racial violence in the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Neurosurgery and WWI. A short history of influenza. Fascism and medicine in France. A famous painter and tuberculosis. Did Victorians really get brain fever? Child dropping in nineteenth-century Britain. How Duncan Hines shaped restaurant history. The creator of the LGBT rainbow flag has died…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Snake oil revisited. Johnny’s got the syph. The 1910 St. Johns riot. Um…meet the smart sex doll, Samantha. Walking the wards of a Victorian hospital. The lessons of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. Documenting 100 years of Japanese animation. Smartphone app can accurately test sperm… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Why Freud’s not dead. The future of lesbian health. Folklore can help debunk autism myths. How to bathe like an 18th-century queen. Overselling the idea of “young invincibles.” The myths of John Snow (Not Jon Snow). Dolley Madison and her “pussy-hat”brigade. The history of… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news More doctors smoke Camels. “King Kong” and American cultural history. The moral challenge of the Middle Passage. Appraising the Brady Bunch’s art collection. How the Great War changed women’s fashion. Betsy DeVos and the history of homeschooling. How powdered blood could revolutionize medicine. African… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The Nazi microbiota. Nevada is about to ratify the ERA. Is that vintage Alexander Fleming mold? Do you remember the Lesbian Avengers? In Philly, sign language has its own accent. Making queerness relevant in public history. Creepy objectification of women in early park films…. Read more →

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 →