By Ginny A. Roth This 1938 photograph taken by Roy Perry features a man who is blind reading a braille book at the New York
By Ginny A. Roth ~ The winter solstice is upon us, the first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Be careful out there!
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 Ginny A. Roth ~ Magic lantern slides were known for their colorful and dramatic qualities. This slide, as used for therapeutic purposes at St. Elizabeths Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in Washington, D.C. that opened in 1855.
By Jeffrey S. Reznick and Ginny A. Roth ~ Beginning today and through the month of December, Circulating Now offers a series of posts that
By Ginny A. Roth This 1989 poster from the American Cancer Society (ACS) features pop culture icon Leonard Nimoy, as his character Mr. Spock from
By Laura McNulty As an artist, May Lesser (1927-2001) seemed destined to produce works of art relating to the medical field—her father, brother, husband, and
By Ginny A. Roth
Halloween is not a night for the faint of heart. This frighteningly festive 15th century woodcut from the Nuremberg Chronicle is captioned by a celebratory Latin verse which speaks of death as a friend.
By Ginny A. Roth This undated poster from the United Nations (UN) Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, “Health For All By The Year
By Laura McNulty and Ginny A. Roth September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Childhood obesity can lead to diseases we normally associate with adults