On April 11-13, 2016, the National Library of Medicine will host the workshop “Images and Texts in Medical History: An Introduction to Methods, Tools, and
In cooperation with our colleagues at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), National Library of Medicine (NLM), the NLM’s History of Medicine Division recently
By Rebecca C. Warlow Calling all National History Day students to explore scientific research, encounter medical discoveries, and witness the exchange of ideas among some
In nineteenth century America, tuberculosis accounted for nearly one out of every ten deaths. Known most commonly as “consumption,” this disease was dreaded across society
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
Those who preserved the newspapers of 1918 served modern researchers well, today NLM preserves web content on epidemics and other health topics for the benefit of future historical research.
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger E. Thomas Ewing, Professor of History and Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia
By Jeffrey S. Reznick Welcome to Circulating Now, the new blog of the History of Medicine Division of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM),