By Sanders Marble ~ In November 2017, I was fortunate to get an NLM Michael E. Debakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine to explore
By Susan L. Speaker ~ The newspaper headlines on November 11, 1918 were exultant: after more than four long years, the Great War was over!
By Susan L. Speaker ~ After the United States entered the World War in April 1917, Dr. Wilbur Sawyer, a 37-year-old public health administrator with
By Susan L. Speaker and Christie Moffatt ~ In October 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared the current opioid epidemic a
By Divyansh Agarwal ~ A seemingly typical Sunday evening in Louisiana, September 8, 1935, was about to become extraordinary. The House of Representatives had organized
By Susan L. Speaker ~ August, as every gardener knows, is tomato time. Suddenly all the plants are full of ripe fruit (yes, tomatoes are