Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Snake oil revisited. Johnny’s got the syph. The 1910 St. Johns riot. Um…meet the smart sex doll, Samantha. Walking the wards of a Victorian hospital. The lessons of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. Documenting 100 years of Japanese animation. Smartphone app can accurately test sperm… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Why Freud’s not dead. The future of lesbian health. Folklore can help debunk autism myths. How to bathe like an 18th-century queen. Overselling the idea of “young invincibles.” The myths of John Snow (Not Jon Snow). Dolley Madison and her “pussy-hat”brigade. The history of… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news More doctors smoke Camels. “King Kong” and American cultural history. The moral challenge of the Middle Passage. Appraising the Brady Bunch’s art collection. How the Great War changed women’s fashion. Betsy DeVos and the history of homeschooling. How powdered blood could revolutionize medicine. African… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The Nazi microbiota. Nevada is about to ratify the ERA. Is that vintage Alexander Fleming mold? Do you remember the Lesbian Avengers? In Philly, sign language has its own accent. Making queerness relevant in public history. Creepy objectification of women in early park films…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of women dentists. Reexamining Andy Warhol’s death. Science and a guinea pig mea culpa. The lady historian who lived like a Tudor. The plundering of famous corpses: a list. The woman who revolutionized sex education. The next pandemic may be dripping on your… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Native foods and the colonial gaze. Sick servants in early modern Britain. The road to health and happiness, 1937. The myth of Native American alcoholism. How the microscope changed everything. How to cure a headache in Mesopotamia. The Japanese art of grieving a miscarriage…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Fungi and witchcraft. Old-time Hucksterism. Whimsical anatomy drawings.  Irish medical migration during WWI. Where’s the sex ed for disabled kids? “Jingle Bells” is not a Christmas song. Policing acid house parties in the 1980s. Doctors confirm 200-year-old diagnosis. How anxiety got rebranded as depression…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The artificial kidney. Poison in colonial India. Period poetry contests. Why sound archiving is important. The business of pregnancy testing. Why the Nazis studied American race laws. Historians have a new theory on Anne Frank. The struggles of America’s first black doctors. Finding patients’… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of black Santas. War memorials have failed. Great moments in syphilis.  Exploring 1930s booze labels. 200 years of deadly London air. Holocaust jacket found at tag sale. The health of suffragette prisoners. The uses and abuses of ether in history. Second opinions… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Abortion in 18th-century Britain. How leeches made their comeback. It’s time to exonerate Ethel Rosenberg. The Singapore genital panic of the 1960s. The unsung woman artist behind your tarot cards. The extraordinary life of a Revolutionary War nurse. Why black Americans are not nostalgic… Read more →