Category: News Round Up

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Herpes in space! Waitresses in 1916. London’s sewer king. Queering the catalogue. Women’s periods in the 1920s. The case for public sex classes. After the miscarriage comes the bills. American art during the Vietnam War. The stress of racism is killing our babies. A… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Gin, syphilis, and lunacy. A history of the wheelchair. Why we need more black doulas. Teaching “Car Talk” to new docs. Viking women, at home and at war. Fairy tales may be older than we think. The real doctors who inspired M*A*S*H. The camera… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Medicine on screen. Plague water, anyone? The miscegenation troll. When Brooklyn was queer. The great glass coffin scam. Hemp and heritage in France. Celebrating bad taste at the Met. The laughing gas parties of the 1700s. Scientific duo gets back to basics to make… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news WWII and drug prevention. Rethinking love and autism. Do aphrodisiacs really work? So who really was Queen Anne? Eugenic love in the Progressive Era. A teenage social revolution in your pocket. 8 daring female entrepreneurs from history. Sperm banks, DNA testing, and donor privacy…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Art of a revolution. The myth of the Jewish nose. A short history of the elevator. Germany’s real life “swing kids.” Live childbirth to make TV history. An unnamed girl, a speculative history. How measles kills 100,000 kids a year. Attack dogs and the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Elizabeth I’s love life. A history of buffalo wings. Queering the black press. A history of the pap smear. A brief history of lesbian sex on TV. When sun dogs changed England. The man who defined drunk driving. The rise and fall of the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The history of blood. Jack the Ripper outdone. The treasure behind the wall. Saving black feminist classics. America is failing its black mothers. A history of seasonal affective disorder. The accidental invention of bubble wrap. The archiving of black women’s sexual lives. Public dissection… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Demented, happy, and useful. Acid and sexual psychonauts. How nurses learn to handle death. Black GIs in Saigon and “Soul Alley.” A cancer rap, thanks to Nina Simone. Who really built the first electric guitar? Tear gas and the U.S. border, a history. The… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Joy riders of India. The archive of hate. Beautiful but deadly. A photo history of the bra. A petite exhibit on menstruation. The sex lives of the Middle Ages. The feminist power of embroidery. The city cobbled with Jewish gravestones. Using drugs as a… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Beyond Miss America 1968. Santa Claus and the Civil War. The Jonestown we don’t know. A complete history of the autopsy. Vikings, baking powder, and poets. The girls who signed purity pledges. Roasted to death on Christmas day. WWI and a memorial to forgetfulness…. Read more →