By Donna J. Drucker ~ G.D. Searle’s Enovid pill came on the market for married women in June 1960 when the U.S. Food and Drug
By Sarah Eilers ~ “A whole collection of medical films, that sounds pretty interesting…and all the material is digitized?” Nearly every archivist has been asked
By Ethan Cheng ~ I’ve always wanted to work in a library. As a student of the life sciences spending the summer doing neuroscience research
By Ashley Chang ~ For millennia, mothers around the world have made great sacrifices to ensure the survival of their children. These efforts have changed
Miriam Posner, Ph.D. will give the annual James H. Cassedy Memorial Lecture in the History of Medicine on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 2:00 ET
By Amanda Maple (Pennsylvania State University) and Sarah Eilers (NLM) ~ From Experimentally produced neurotic behavior in the rat to Prefrontal lobotomy in chronic schizophrenia,
Read the latest addition to Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM. Caitjan Gainty, PhD, from Kings College, London, shares insights on the work of obstetrician and filmmaker Joseph B. DeLee.
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Robin Wolfe Scheffler, the Leo Marx Career Development Assistant Professor in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at the
By Tannaz Motevalli, Sarah Eilers, Laura Hartman, and Erika Mills In the previous blog post “Data Science in Politics of Yellow Fever: Medical Research Before
Mosquito control education materials from the early 20th century—from changing the landscape to chemical insecticides.