Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The history of go-go music. The iPhone at the deathbed. She wanted a freebirth with no doctors. Grimault & Co’s asthma cigarette empire. The Tampax empire and the tampon wars. Black Mexico and the War of Independence. Everything you know about obesity is wrong…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Darwin in love. A history of seduction. Is “snake oil” really from snakes? The long history of the hand-washing gender gap. Can “feminist design” save algorithms from bias? The 200-year-old diary that’s rewriting gay history. What happened to Playboy’s first black cover girl? The… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Jane Austen’s whisper network. Do quarantines work? A history. A global history of the war on cannabis. Need an abortion? There’s an app for that. DNA sleuths read the coronavirus genome. Goth won’t die, but it wants a funeral anyway. Pigeons identify breast cancer… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Your chemical romance. The work of getting clean. War can never be feminist. A brief history of royal titles. The healthiest baby I ever had. California’s forgotten slave history. Labor solidarity is the best medicine. Trans women and uterus transplants. The ERA and anti-trans… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Amazon women were real. A midwife in North Country. The dark history of hysteria. A history of war in six drugs. The fight to decolonize the museum. Tapeworms, arsenic and magic soap. Chinese health and hygiene puzzle blocks. Dispatches from deaf education’s infancy. The… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Black mothers matter. Abolitionist, activist, dwarf. A brief history of the crock pot. The best queer YA novels of 2019. L.A.’s gay past, told in six landmarks. The long history of the singular “they.” A feminist report from the U.S.-Mexico border. The Scottish sisters… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The end of men, in 1870. A medieval new England. How herpes became a sexual boogeyman. Artificial intelligence has a gender problem. The photographer who x-rayed Chernobyl. How today’s queer artists are revising history. How male bias in medical trials ruined women’s health. Study… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news How to avoid “inspiration porn.” The Upjohn pharmacy in Disneyland. Barrier-free ghost hunting at Gallaudet. Pumping milk through polls and protests. How local TV made “bad” movies a thing. The whistleblowers of the My Lai Massacre. When flagellation was a national obsession. Writing queer… Read more →

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 →