Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Gendering Reefer Madness. The history of Multiple Sclerosis. 9 ancient (and terrible) abortion methods. When “womanless weddings” were trendy. 1950s advice for curing a cold includes jazz. The most loved and hated novel about WWI. Britain’s sonic therapy after the First World War. The… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The tampon: a history. Travels of a WWI nurse. A brief, boozy history of iced tea. The horrifying history of a leper tree. 19th-century vegetarian personal ads. Girl hitchhikers in 1970s comic books. How to make a knitted uterus for teaching. Andrew Jackson’s reputation… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Early psychological ads. Where exactly is Anne Boleyn’s body? Please don’t buy Eva Braun’s underwear. Problematic depression ads from the past. A pictorial of vintage contraception devices. What was life like for a girl in the Bronze Age? That yoga pose is not as ancient… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe.
-Refreshing Lenin’s corpse.
-America’s first drug dealer?
-Reefer madness in 1930s jazz music.
-Will the real Mr. Darcy please stand up?
-How WWII spurred vaccine innovation.

Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-The history of “thug.”
-Advice columns from the 1690s.
-Celebrating 85 years of Nancy Drew.
-When Swedes called in gay to work.
-Race, riot, and rebellion: a bibliography.
-Nazi summer camps in 1930s America?

Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-7 lost American slang words.
-A short history of the stethoscope.
-Disneyland’s wonderful wizard of bras.
-Will I be a dope doctor when I grow up?
-Should we teach music history backwards?

Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-7 creepy abandoned brothels.
-The first film shot in New York City.
-Peanut panic: the history of an allergy.
-Rare critic of Tuskegee syphilis study dies.
-Score one more for Betsy Ross’ supporters.
-Addiction in American history: 14 vivid graphs.

Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-Rollerskating Victorians.
-An ode to a suffrage organizer.
-An old maid’s advice from 1748.
-Dental hygiene in the Middle Ages.
-A silent film’s interracial, same-sex kiss.

Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-Privies of the past.
-Midwives on horseback.
-Celebrate deaf women’s history.
-A 19th-century “stench map” of NYC.
-Barbed wire’s dark and deadly history.

Sunday Morning Medicine

By Jacqueline Antonovich

-The vaccine court.
-Where apartheid statues go to die.
-Artificial wombs in 1920s literature.
-10 queer women who changed history.
-5 of history’s most boring board games.