By Susan Speaker The Question of Rest for Women During Menstruation is an extended version of an essay that won Dr. Jacobi the Harvard Medical
By Michael Sappol Microscopy was the coming thing in late 19th-century medicine. If you were an ambitious doctor, no matter what your field of interest,
By Elizabeth Fee and Mary E. Garofalo Florence Nightingale was born on May 12, 1820 of wealthy British parents who expected her to do all
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Diane Wendt and Mallory Warner from the Division of Medicine and Science at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History
By Stephen J. Greenberg Ireland is a beautiful country, but it is a haunted one as well. Invasions, civil wars, massacres, religious and political repression,
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Diane Wendt and Mallory Warner from the Division of Medicine and Science at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
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 has achieved an important milestone by adding the 50,000th item to its online collection housed in Internet
By Michael Sappol Human Faces, What They Mean! How to Read Personal Character, 1872 If you live in the 19th century, as I do, and
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