By Simon Chaplin and Jeffrey S. Reznick Commemorations of the centenary anniversary of World War I have begun in countries around the world. For the
By Erika Mills and Elizabeth A. Mullen ~ Poring over bones left in mass graves and clandestine burial sites, seeking answers that might shed light
By Ginny A. Roth Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a
By Susan Speaker ~ May is Mental Health Month, an annual opportunity to raise public awareness about mental health problems and reduce the stigma associated
In 2014 a group of dignitaries and guests gathered in front of the National Library of Medicine to plant a tree.
Sharing new projects and experiences in digital stewardship was the theme of a recent National Digital Stewardship Resident (NDSR) symposium “Emerging Trends in Digital Stewardship,”
Patricia Gallagher spoke today at the National Library of Medicine in honor of Women’s History Month on“’Medicine is a Man’s Game?’—Women Doctors in the Movies.”
By Jeffrey S. Reznick When John Shaw Billings was posted to the Army Surgeon General’s office in 1865 and put in charge of its small
By Michael J. North ~ Chocolate for Valentine’s Day shows affection, but chocolate also has a history as a medicine.
By Michael J. North The Medical Heritage Library (MHL) has achieved an important milestone by adding the 50,000th item to its online collection housed in