Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Epidemics and urban design. Radical psychiatry: 50 years later. The myth of the “underage woman.” The woman who tasted Hitler’s food. How “carpe diem” got lost in translation. The dangers of on-demand digital therapy. Hedgehogs, cannabis bread, and horse placenta. What do traffic jams… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The vaccine whisperers. Reimagining female beauty.  The racist story behind the pit bull. Can self-help heal the body politic? Why did Mary Clara like to steal dresses? Meet five doctors who perform abortions. What does “feminism” mean in Bollywood? The Sims and 20 years of… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Tinder for sperm. The 1960s “freeway revolts.” Diagnosing OCD in the past. Ireland’s lesbian revolutionaries. A history of the frontal lobotomy. A history of impotency treatments. The medieval “vagina monologue.” Surviving Europe’s killer heat waves. How hoop skirts led to tape measures. The defiant… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Selling Angola. A history of space food. The women who invented collage. Julia Child and an opera about cake. The rise of the lesbian period drama. Where are all the Bob Ross paintings? The suffragists who opposed birth control. Jane Austen’s tips for health… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Historians in action films. Mermaids have always been black. The CIA’s top secret anti-poop diet. The twisty history of paternity testing. The electrifying history of the air guitar. An oral history of the early trans internet. Before the internet, cable TV was for porn…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Like a virgin? Moon landings and Nazis. Enslaved people lived here. Stop saying breast milk is free. We’ve already had a gay First Lady. Finding the “men” in mental health. The phantom of the anatomy lecture. When Soviets tried to eliminate the plague. The… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A brief history of ramen. A mini history of the tiny purse. The world that Jazzercise built. A hidden history of Father’s Day. C-section viewing parties in Brazil. No one talks about perimenopause. The cynical politics of Donald Duck. A brief history of sex in… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Drawing dissection. The race to replace Viagra. An oral history of grunge food. Police violence and Stonewall. The dangerous game of croquet. The first Pride marches, in photos. The “brown babies” who were left behind. A history of the black market in human fat…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The prince of quacks. Too many episiotomies. The history of “Medicare for All.” Periods went public – now what? Plastic surgery, incels, and Chads. The case of a black woman serial killer. A history of Chicago’s lesbian fishing club. A Nazi textbook and a… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The abortion pastels. Being black in Nazi Germany. Colonialism created navy blue. The feminism of Amelia Earhart. Should these clothes be saved? Heterosexuality without women. The troubled history of psychiatry. The neon motel signs of Las Vegas. Why race science is on the rise… Read more →