Category: News Round Up

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 →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Rethinking Anne Boleyn. Slavery and the family tree. A brief history of in-flight meals. The bubonic plague hits Hawaii. The feminist history of the bicycle. Is there a witch bottle in your house? Emmitt Till’s father was also hanged. For nurses, trauma comes with… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Sex, art, and misogyny. The first mom in space. A tale of two suffragists. What killed Prince Albert? A history of American beef. Was Shakespeare a woman? PTSD and the American Civil War. Escaping the corset in South Korea. The last queen of Greenwich… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Siberians in Hawaii. The codpiece and the pox. Nobody uses dental dams. Brady Bunch and the measles. Gendering the history of crime. Looking back at WWII’s Lumberjills. It’s time to get rid of reform schools. 18th-century belief in extraterrestrials. Menstrual products as museum artifacts…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of Peeps. A little mercurial history. The death of the hippies. The Red Summer of 1919. The return of reefer madness. The CCC and African Americans. The “baby dolls” of New Orleans. When slaveowners got reparations. Victorians and their love of leeches…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Cholera 101. Stonewall at 50. Call the (Roman) midwife. Children of the poisoned river. An oral history of Ms. Magazine. A history of American political humor. How medical researchers used to party. A history of feminist anti-prison activism. Child-killing demons and uterus amulets. Anti-drug propaganda for… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Herpes in space! Waitresses in 1916. London’s sewer king. Queering the catalogue. Women’s periods in the 1920s. The case for public sex classes. After the miscarriage comes the bills. American art during the Vietnam War. The stress of racism is killing our babies. A… Read more →