Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Art of a revolution. The myth of the Jewish nose. A short history of the elevator. Germany’s real life “swing kids.” Live childbirth to make TV history. An unnamed girl, a speculative history. How measles kills 100,000 kids a year. Attack dogs and the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Elizabeth I’s love life. A history of buffalo wings. Queering the black press. A history of the pap smear. A brief history of lesbian sex on TV. When sun dogs changed England. The man who defined drunk driving. The rise and fall of the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The history of blood. Jack the Ripper outdone. The treasure behind the wall. Saving black feminist classics. America is failing its black mothers. A history of seasonal affective disorder. The accidental invention of bubble wrap. The archiving of black women’s sexual lives. Public dissection… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Demented, happy, and useful. Acid and sexual psychonauts. How nurses learn to handle death. Black GIs in Saigon and “Soul Alley.” A cancer rap, thanks to Nina Simone. Who really built the first electric guitar? Tear gas and the U.S. border, a history. The… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Joy riders of India. The archive of hate. Beautiful but deadly. A photo history of the bra. A petite exhibit on menstruation. The sex lives of the Middle Ages. The feminist power of embroidery. The city cobbled with Jewish gravestones. Using drugs as a… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Beyond Miss America 1968. Santa Claus and the Civil War. The Jonestown we don’t know. A complete history of the autopsy. Vikings, baking powder, and poets. The girls who signed purity pledges. Roasted to death on Christmas day. WWI and a memorial to forgetfulness…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A place where you felt safe. The women of RegeneraciĆ³n. Distilling the past at Mt. Vernon. Is the prairie dress anti-feminist? W.B. Yeats’ live-in “spirit-medium.” How to succeed at nursing (in 1892). Making American labor visible again. Hey! Ho! Let’s Go! . . …. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Light bulbs for beauty. Music from Auschwitz. The rise of hipster colonialism. The history and heroes of blood. How Christmas food got so bizarre. Bust enhancement in the 19th century. A history of dictionaries getting political. History, empathy, and medical education. Revitalizing feminism in… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news “Strippers are artists.” 56 delightful Victorian slang terms. Guide dogs in medieval art and writing. A history of bad work advice for women. The secret syndicate behind Nancy Drew. How has underwear shaped women’s lives? Dance of the 41 Queers in 1901 Mexico City…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Red dead suffragettes. American Nazis in the 1930s. A history of the medical book. Childbirth in the age of addiction. Life span has little to do with genes. 8 dishes made by notorious poisoners. Period tracking apps are not for women. It’s fall, which… Read more →