By Kelly West ~ When I consider that I was once a sickly, premature baby brought into this world while my mother was on the
The Films of Virologist Telford Work
Explore a new addition to Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM, a curated, freely-accessible portal presenting digitized historical titles from the Library’s world-renowned audiovisuals collection.
Robin, Peter, and Darryl: Three to the Hospital, 1969
By Trey Bunn ~ I recently spent some time with a film called Robin, Peter, and Darryl: Three to the Hospital. This 1969 documentary, directed
Jim Crow in the Asylum: Psychiatry and Civil Rights in the American South
An interview with Kylie M. Smith PhD on her NLM History Talk and her work on racial segregation in psychiatric hospitals.
A New Year’s Day in the Life
A new year can be a turning point, a start of something new, a break from routine, a celebration. The historical collections of the National
Air Pollution is a Human Problem: Mary Catterall’s Campaign for a Livable Leeds
Angela Saward, Wellcome Collection, London, discusses the 1964 British public health film It Takes Your Breath Away.
Darkening Day: Air Pollution Films and Environmental Awareness, 1960–1972
Circulating Now welcomes guest Jennifer Lynn Peterson, PhD Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication at Woodbury University in Los Angeles, to explore a
Screening the Nurse: Film, Fear, and Narrative from the 1940s to the 1970s
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger David Cantor, PhD, an investigador (researcher) at the Instituto de Desarrollo Económico y Social (IDES), Buenos Aires Argentina and an
MD’s Wife: Subscriptions and Prescriptions About Medical Marriages Across the Twentieth Century
By NLM Michael E. DeBakey Fellow Kelly O’Donnell, PhD.
Tod Mikuriya Papers Now Available for Research
By Megan O’Hern and John P. Rees ~ Researchers interested in the history of marijuana and medicine will appreciate learning about the Tod Mikuriya Papers (1933–2015), a