Category: News Round Up

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 →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Voting in feminist art. Stories of the she-punks. When science gets scary. The bewitched wife’s cure. The truth about black cats. Premature birth rates rise again. 100 years of daylight saving time. Raisins in early modern medicine. How llamas could help us fight the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Madhouse genetics. The history of the bidet. The great big pumpkin fight. Why fascists hate masturbation. What caused the Salem witch trials? How furious women shaped our history. Aging can be hard on trans community. The long history of lavender as medicine. A call… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Children in the asylum. The origin of monsters. The history of Ouija boards. Save the pub or safeguard health? Unpregnancy and Arctic exploration. The early days of America’s AIDS crisis. Formaldehyde in milk and lead in cheese. When pop-up books taught popular science. Homefront… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Nursing done in wild places. We can thank women for beer. What’s the definition of health? The Mental Patients Union, 1973. When televisions were radioactive. Drinking gold in 16th-century France. The true cost of the Louisiana Purchase. A history of restaurant food photography. Remembering… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Slavery and fashion. Good animals, bad humans? Why do we pledge allegiance? How art embraced nakedness. The poetry of Victorian science. Victorians and their magic lanterns. When slavery is erased from plantations. Why don’t more boys readĀ Little Women? “The Yellow Wallpaper” and women’s pain…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Finding Hope. A history of the clitoris. A brief history of the RV. The hiphop archive at Harvard. Spreading the news of yellow fever. The origin of the word “quarantine.” The long history of the genderless “they.” A short history of America’s “tamale wars.”… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Sinister hunger stones. Abandoning “addiction.” A history of supper clubs. A short history of terrible diets. How WWI transformed the art world. Nazi Germany as a travel destination. When was the earliest internet search? The ghosts of St. Joseph’s Catholic orphanage. Sex, religion, and… Read more →