By Tannaz Motevalli, Sarah Eilers, Laura Hartman, and Erika Mills In the previous blog post “Data Science in Politics of Yellow Fever: Medical Research Before
Items in this exhibition are not only examples of data or data sets; each item represents a piece of information developed from data by early American physicians, epidemiologists, authors, and others.
Mosquito control education materials from the early 20th century—from changing the landscape to chemical insecticides.
An interview with the curator of the newest exhibition at NLM, which explores how Philadelphia’s anxious residents responded to the epidemic using an uneasy blend of science and politics.
By Susan L. Speaker and Christie Moffatt ~ In October 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared the current opioid epidemic a
By Ashley Bowen ~ Late February and early March marks the 100th anniversary of the Spanish flu’s appearance in the United States. Although the 1918