By Mark S. Micale ~ This essay was originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011 and also available on Medicine on
By Ginny A. Roth ~ Before the age of social media, posters were a primary form of visual communication meant to catch the public’s eye
NLM collection items reveal how data has informed scientists’ understanding of Zika and its impact on the health of individuals and communities around the world.
By Krista Stracka ~ When times get tough, a much-needed laugh can cut through the stress and fears that accompany uncertainty. But for those cooped
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) sits on the southeast corner of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Although it began
Mosquito control education materials from the early 20th century—from changing the landscape to chemical insecticides.
To commemorate Women’s History Month, NLM launched the exhibition Rise, Serve, Lead! America’s Women Physicians on March 4th. Rise Serve Lead! features a database of
By Ginny A. Roth ~ A marvelous thing happened on March 2, 1904. A boy by the name of Theodor Seuss Geisel was born and
By R. Roger Remington ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Targeted at doctors, pharmacists, and other health professionals, Scope was
Superstitions about black cats are common even today and are reinforced especially during Halloween. For instance, folklore tells us that if a black cat crosses your path, bad luck is sure to follow. But appearances are deceiving.