Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Why is giving birth so hard? Exploring the history of Afro-Mexicans. What’s so natural about natural medicine? The history of the internet’s first viral video. The invisibility of women military historians. The 1930s painting that declared lesbian love. An opera about gay life in… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news We need to talk about Dr. Phil. Contraception in fantasy novels. The rise and fall of DC’s Chinatown. Confined by leprosy: remembering Mr. Pete. Black gay history and the fight against AIDS. A saving breath: the history of respiratory care. The personal tragedy behind The… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news To make Hippocras, a 1615 recipe. Is Google Home a history calculator? The long history of the menstrual cup. Picturing pharmaceuticals since 1850. Teaching hairdressers to spot melanoma. The West and Soviet medicine in the 1930s. Histories of hunger in the American Revolution. Murder… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Museum anarchists. Chanukah Americana. The history of Tofurkey. Is it time to rethink aging? Archiving HIV/AIDS on the web. Life on London’s first AIDS ward. Romanticism in the dissecting room. How the sandwich consumed Britain. How the index card catalogued the world. The history… Read more →

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 →