Category: News Round Up

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 →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A brief history of flavor. The secret history of FEMA. North Vietnam’s anti-war movement. The troubled history of school of choice. Lead poison linked to homeopathic remedy. Rare suffragette banner found in charity shop. Mary Shelley’s post-apocalyptic plague novel. Disability erasure and the apocalyptic… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of Park Avenue. Managing Victorian reproduction. Sex, drugs, and the return of syphilis. The challenges of being a woman in medicine. Prison mental healthcare in the late 20th century. The anti-fascist sex workers who challenged Mussolini. Is there a place in public… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news 98 years of fallen women. Challenging pioneer memory. How barbed wire changed America. Food propaganda in the world wars. Toppling monuments, a visual history. Reflections on history and Harry Potter. Explore the history of health in Boston. Medievalists respond to Charlottesville. Women, disability, and… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Reclaiming stolen history. Salvador DalĂ­’s cookbook. The harmful history of “gypsy.” What to do about Charlottesville. The hippies of 1970s Soviet Union. The surprising origins of Kotex pads. How capitalism cornered authenticity. The wartime origins of farmers markets. The racism behind alien mummy hoaxes…. Read more →