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
Explore historical collections, exhibitions, and resources relating to HIV/AIDS.
Challenging an Epidemic of Misinformation
By Christie Moffatt The focus of this year’s World AIDS Day is on challenging myths and focusing on facts about HIV, rethinking stereotypes and being
Medical Identity and Ethnicity in 19th-Century New Orleans
Dr. Amy Wiese Forbes spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “Medical Identity and Ethnicity in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans.” Dr. Forbes is Associate
Caring for Foreign Bodies
Alan Kraut gave the annual James H. Cassedy Memorial Lecture today at the National Library of Medicine on “Caring for Foreign Bodies: Healthcare’s Role in
Surviving and Thriving: The Making of an Exhibition
Dr. Jennifer Brier spoke today at the National Library of Medicine on “Surviving and Thriving: The Making of an Exhibition.” Dr. Brier is director of
Take the Test, Take Control
By Ginny A. Roth This 1995 poster, “You Are Not Alone,” from the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC), attempts to quell the fear that was,
Getting to Zero: World AIDS Day
By Erika Mills ~ Currently, 35 million people around the world are living with HIV. Many lack access to vital information and resources that would
Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture
By Erika Mills The advent of HIV/AIDS in the early 1980s bred an atmosphere of fear and confusion as people fell ill and died, questions
A Heart Healthy Message From Arthur Ashe, Jr.
By Ginny A. Roth ~ This early 1980s-era poster from NHLBI, NIH features Ashe promoting good heart health.