Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The power of mapping. The end of Three Mile Island. A brief history of Christmas shopping. The accidental invention of Play-Doh. The history of women’s terrible pockets. The man whose face got stuck like that. Can a porn website liberate women in art? Uncovering… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Hacking Barbie. Asexuality in gaming. Dial meow for murder. Soap operas and rape. The sleek history of airline maps. Male nudes, exposed and examined. A fun romp through the history of sex. The mistake that toppled the Berlin Wall. When America tried to deport… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Beyond Harriet. Steal this archive? A history of vaping. The science of scary. Deadly lesbian kisses. The bizarre social history of beds. Breaking down sexist slasher tropes. Racial bias in health-care algorithms. The teens are making history of TikTok. The headless, legless pregnancy bump…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news How Italians became white. Menopause before menopause. The feminist history fat liberation. The commodification of witchcraft. A history of health foods in Ireland. Who were the real Peaky Blinders? Antibiotics are getting into everything. The midwife in the modern American West. Is this the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Farm to hospital bed. Why IVF has divided France. A brief history of chicken soup. A “Cook’s Tour” of imperialism. Who are feminist baby books for? Argentine feminists remake tango. How the drug user became a junkie. The woman who designed tarot cards. Want… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news An oral history of Lilith Fair. The little-known history of cat litter. Twin births in the U.S. are dropping. Stop getting married on plantations. Showing solidarity with women in prison. Making camping more comfortable, a history. The colorful history of the black leather jacket…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Prehistoric baby bottles. Black motherhood on TV. The Tylenol Murders of 1982. Reclaiming sci-fi’s lost history. How New York defeated rabies. A family history of the Red Scare. Ergot and the first roots of the FDA. Branding the breast cancer narrative. Using AI to… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news States of immunity. A Georgian guide to university life. What if we didn’t dread menopause? The favorite occult remedy of the Puritans. Drugs and politics of consumption in Japan. Before Anne Frank, there was Renia Spiegel. National parks sometimes have the best trash. When… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The lost art of sin-eating. San Francisco’s plague years. On the history of the artificial womb. The fatphobic myth behind baby fat. How to lose weight like a chess player. The revolutionary history of mooncakes. Lobotomy, science, and the digital humanities.  The many faces… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Ancient recycling. Psychological cinema. Excavating Woodstock. Time-traveling lesbians. The afterlife of royal hair. 8 queer music milestones. An alternate history of DDT. The hidden Zika crisis in Cuba. A brief history of the waffle iron. A people’s history of board games. America’s first generic… Read more →