By Laura McNulty Last week, Laura McNulty, NLM Pathways Student and Kristi Davenport, NLM contract conservator, shared their research findings at a meeting of The
Dr. Stephen Craig spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “Sir John Pringle, MD, Early Scottish Enlightenment Thought & the Origins of Modern
By Christie Moffatt Fifty years ago, on January 11, 1964, the Surgeon General of the United States, Luther L. Terry, issued Smoking and Health: Report
By Michael J. North Today we commemorate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Percivall Pott (1714–1788), an English surgeon who is known as one
By Ginny A. Roth ~ January is National Braille Literacy Month, which occurs every year in honor of the birth of Louis Braille born January
By Michael North ~ Today marks the 499th birthday of the great, 16th-century anatomist Andreas Vesalius, born on December 31, 1514. Throughout 2014 Circulating Now
By Ginny A. Roth ~ The winter solstice is upon us, the first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Be careful out there!
By Susan Speaker ~ I was pleased when the Profiles in Science team was asked to develop a site featuring Sir William Osler (1849–1919). Osler,
By Ginny A. Roth This festive print by H. Johnson, published in the January 28, 1888 issue of The Graphic, features Christmas scenes at Guy’s
By Margaret Kaiser Silas Weir Mitchell (1829–1914) was among the foremost physicians of his time and a prolific writer of both scientific and literary works.