Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news I was Jane Doe once. Was Freud right about hysteria? Twitter is full of fake history photos. Medical uses of ice in the Civil War. Gender and labor in jellyfish husbandry. The life and death of a radical sisterhood. The feminist history of brown… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A herstory of lesbian bars in NYC. The stimulating history of sex tech. How Miss Millie taught the Civil War. The long, strange history of dieting fads. What rum and cokes have to do with war. How eggs may be hampering your flu vaccine…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Witchcraft in Canada. Telling menstrual tales. Better health through cannibalism. On Christopher Robin, war, and PTSD. The curious history of Lincoln’s birth cabin. Reading the Iliad during the 1980s AIDS crisis.  Why did so few novels tackle the 1918 pandemic? The invention and evolution of the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A handy guide to vampires. How thrift stores were born. Queer digging in the archives. Taking photographs of the dead. Healthy hogs for a healthy nation. The gay architects of classic rock. Not having sex in the Victorian era. Children in burns prevention campaigns…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The price of fashion in 1910. A reconstructed Auschwitz letter. Mary Webster survives a hanging. Who owns Marsha P. Johnson’s story? Cholera remedies in the mid-19th century. Century-old vial sheds light on first vaccine. The women artists on the London Underground. Tracing the life… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Pandemic windows. The making of a male midwife. Who was the woman in white? The doughnut heroines of wartime. A short history of queer love letters. Sex, swimming, and Chicago’s racial divide. The speculum finally gets a modern redesign. What can cemeteries teach us… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Hospice in crisis. London’s deadly visitation. Is being female an anachronism? Oklahoma’s historic all-black towns. Locating birth within the household. How disfigured villains perpetuate stigma. Nat Turner will be honored with a new statue. The real story behind Roald Dahl’s “black Charlie.” Keepers of… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Hookworm is back. Can microbes speak? The Nazi sites of Los Angeles. The racialized history of hysteria. There was never a real tulip fever. Reproduction and frogs in tiny pants. Science television in the Sputnik age. Digitizing the VHS history of video games. Policing… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The history of women and pants. Are you descended from witches? The best films on Canadian history. Leprosy is not a disease of the past. A brief history of sex on the internet. Teaching the recent past with music. How typewriters changed everything. 30… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Therapy is gangsta. How to get breasts like apples. The history of food photography. How to become a doctor (in 1949). The medical history of chocolate syrup. The story of Rosa Parks’ Detroit home. Lesbian artwork from 19th-century Paris. Learning history through Hamilton camps…. Read more →