By Ginny A. Roth The Prints and Photographs collection in the History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine holds many treasures that
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A botanical illustration of the flower, fruit, and seed of the Larkspur, the July birth flower, and one of the plants featured in Elizabeth Blackwell’s 1737 book A Curious Herbal.
Ready… Set… CLICK!
By Ginny A. Roth After a long winter, Spring is greeted with much anticipation. There is no better time to dust off those cameras, head
World Tuberculosis Day
By Ginny A. Roth On March 24, 1882, a medical milestone was achieved. Dr. Robert Koch reported his discovery that Mycobacterium tuberculosis was the cause of
By Ginny A. Roth ~ “I have always been drawn to people and have sought to see them compassionately and with understanding through the lens
By Ginny A. Roth ~ In 1907 Emily Bissell introduced the colorful and festive Christmas Seals to the United States.
What’s Your Quit Day?
By Ginny A. Roth For nearly 42 million Americans, smoking is a hard habit to break. The American Cancer Society (ACS) calls tobacco use the
Still looking for a costume idea for Halloween? Find inspiration in this 1962 series of 12 prints “2300 Years of Medical Costume: Distinctive Garb of the Medical and Related Professions from the Time of Hippocrates and the Napoleonic Era.”
National Library of Medicine Now Part of The Commons on Flickr
By Ginny A. Roth The National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce its partnership with Flickr as a new member of The Commons. Public
Actively Fighting Childhood Obesity
By Ginny A. Roth ~ The rise in childhood obesity has been growing at an alarming rate. According to the Centers for Disease Control and