By Ginny A. Roth ~ Today is Valentines Day, a day associated with hearts. In fact, the entire month of February is American Heart Month.
Superstitions about black cats are common even today and are reinforced especially during Halloween. For instance, folklore tells us that if a black cat crosses your path, bad luck is sure to follow. But appearances are deceiving.
By Ginny A. Roth ~ “My heart beats more for a rougher, commoner, more vulgar art … one that offers direct access to the terrible,
By Ginny A. Roth ~ The image above features Cornelia Mercer, a pediatric nurse and nursing student at the Baltimore Union Protestant Infirmary, during her
By Ginny A. Roth ~ In 1959, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) gained the photographic talents of Gerald “Jerry” Hecht. For nearly three decades
By Ginny A. Roth ~ A gallery of WWI era postcards from the Zwerdling Postcard Collection.
By Ginny A. Roth The Charles R. Lachman Community Health Center at Lenox Hill Hospital was officially dedicated on September 20, 1966. During the ceremony
In 1860, at the dawn of astronomical photography, a total eclipse event occurred in which the shadow of the moon passed over North America, Spain
The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) hosts an annual week-long, international, social media event called, #ColorOurCollections.
By Ginny A. Roth Whereas the statement from Dr. Seth Arnold Medical Company on this late 19th century advertisement, “we are all liable to catch