Jacqueline Antonovich

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The history of women and pants. Are you descended from witches? The best films on Canadian history. Leprosy is not a disease of the past. A brief history of sex on the internet. Teaching the recent past with music. How typewriters changed everything. 30… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Therapy is gangsta. How to get breasts like apples. The history of food photography. How to become a doctor (in 1949). The medical history of chocolate syrup. The story of Rosa Parks’ Detroit home. Lesbian artwork from 19th-century Paris. Learning history through Hamilton camps…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A brief history of flavor. The secret history of FEMA. North Vietnam’s anti-war movement. The troubled history of school of choice. Lead poison linked to homeopathic remedy. Rare suffragette banner found in charity shop. Mary Shelley’s post-apocalyptic plague novel. Disability erasure and the apocalyptic… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of Park Avenue. Managing Victorian reproduction. Sex, drugs, and the return of syphilis. The challenges of being a woman in medicine. Prison mental healthcare in the late 20th century. The anti-fascist sex workers who challenged Mussolini. Is there a place in public… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news 98 years of fallen women. Challenging pioneer memory. How barbed wire changed America. Food propaganda in the world wars. Toppling monuments, a visual history. Reflections on history and Harry Potter. Explore the history of health in Boston. Medievalists respond to Charlottesville. Women, disability, and… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Reclaiming stolen history. Salvador Dalí’s cookbook. The harmful history of “gypsy.” What to do about Charlottesville. The hippies of 1970s Soviet Union. The surprising origins of Kotex pads. How capitalism cornered authenticity. The wartime origins of farmers markets. The racism behind alien mummy hoaxes…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news On embryos and spin. Dotchin or “opium scale”? History in a jar: the story of pickles. Police dogs and anti-black violence. Is there a link between SIDS and serotonin? Here are some handy teen sex-ed resources. If Americans love moms, why do we let… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of Pyrex. The midwestern history revival. Shoes in Jane Austen’s world. The digital transgender archive. Babies named after WWI battles. The 1890s fashion trend: live lizards. An 18th-century sapphist’s sexy garden. Sexuality and the modern American gossip rag. What a rare disorder… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The need for a new bioethics. Enjoy this lovely E. coli statue. Black women of early Hollywood. Maybe Dr. Google is not very good. Did Hippocrates invent the first IUD? The prostitute whose pox inspired feminists. When and why did we start weighing babies? The… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Live alone like it’s 1936. The architecture of an asylum. The colorful history of political pins. I’m not “Mrs. Putnam,” I’m Amelia Earhart. A historical perspective on women in surgery. Most scientific research data from the 90s is lost forever. Top scientists sue Salk… Read more →