By Michael North This post is the first in a series exploring the National Library of Medicine’s rich and varied collection of “herbals,” which are
The Death of Andreas Vesalius
By Michael J. North This year we commemorate the 500th anniversary of the birth of Andreas Vesalius (1514–1564) who is best known for changing how
Planting the Tree of Hippocrates
In 2014 a group of dignitaries and guests gathered in front of the National Library of Medicine to plant a tree.