Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Farm to hospital bed. Why IVF has divided France. A brief history of chicken soup. A “Cook’s Tour” of imperialism. Who are feminist baby books for? Argentine feminists remake tango. How the drug user became a junkie. The woman who designed tarot cards. Want… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news An oral history of Lilith Fair. The little-known history of cat litter. Twin births in the U.S. are dropping. Stop getting married on plantations. Showing solidarity with women in prison. Making camping more comfortable, a history. The colorful history of the black leather jacket…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Prehistoric baby bottles. Black motherhood on TV. The Tylenol Murders of 1982. Reclaiming sci-fi’s lost history. How New York defeated rabies. A family history of the Red Scare. Ergot and the first roots of the FDA. Branding the breast cancer narrative. Using AI to… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news States of immunity. A Georgian guide to university life. What if we didn’t dread menopause? The favorite occult remedy of the Puritans. Drugs and politics of consumption in Japan. Before Anne Frank, there was Renia Spiegel. National parks sometimes have the best trash. When… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The lost art of sin-eating. San Francisco’s plague years. On the history of the artificial womb. The fatphobic myth behind baby fat. How to lose weight like a chess player. The revolutionary history of mooncakes. Lobotomy, science, and the digital humanities.  The many faces… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Ancient recycling. Psychological cinema. Excavating Woodstock. Time-traveling lesbians. The afterlife of royal hair. 8 queer music milestones. An alternate history of DDT. The hidden Zika crisis in Cuba. A brief history of the waffle iron. A people’s history of board games. America’s first generic… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Epidemics and urban design. Radical psychiatry: 50 years later. The myth of the “underage woman.” The woman who tasted Hitler’s food. How “carpe diem” got lost in translation. The dangers of on-demand digital therapy. Hedgehogs, cannabis bread, and horse placenta. What do traffic jams… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The vaccine whisperers. Reimagining female beauty.  The racist story behind the pit bull. Can self-help heal the body politic? Why did Mary Clara like to steal dresses? Meet five doctors who perform abortions. What does “feminism” mean in Bollywood? The Sims and 20 years of… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Tinder for sperm. The 1960s “freeway revolts.” Diagnosing OCD in the past. Ireland’s lesbian revolutionaries. A history of the frontal lobotomy. A history of impotency treatments. The medieval “vagina monologue.” Surviving Europe’s killer heat waves. How hoop skirts led to tape measures. The defiant… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Selling Angola. A history of space food. The women who invented collage. Julia Child and an opera about cake. The rise of the lesbian period drama. Where are all the Bob Ross paintings? The suffragists who opposed birth control. Jane Austen’s tips for health… Read more →