An interview with Kylie M. Smith PhD on her NLM History Talk and her work on racial segregation in psychiatric hospitals.
Telling the National Cancer Story: Nearly 50 Years of the SEER Program
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Cancer Act of 1971. Its passage created programs like the Surveillance, Epidemiology,
September 11: Remembering, Collecting
Recent additions to the NLM collection expand the variety of formats and diversity of perspectives and document the continuing impact of the event.
Peril in the Air: Pollution Activism on Film
An interview withSarah Eilers and Angela Saward on theirNLM History Talk about the intersection of filmmaking, government, and medicine working together to drive environmental awareness and policy.
Al Gore, the Internet and the National Library of Medicine
By Michael Kronenfeld and Jennie J. Kronenfeld ~ Since the late 1990, Al Gore has been ridiculed for supposedly claiming to have invented the Internet.
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
Field Trip: National Museum of African American History & Culture
By Crystal Smith~ On a brisk morning earlier this month, I gathered with my colleagues from the National Library of Medicine for a group tour
VD at the Movies: Public Health Service World War II Venereal Disease Films
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger John Parascandola, PhD from the University of Maryland to explore the use of film in public health campaigns against venereal
Letters Shed Light on Huey Long’s Murder Mystery
By Divyansh Agarwal ~ A seemingly typical Sunday evening in Louisiana, September 8, 1935, was about to become extraordinary. The House of Representatives had organized
Leonidas H. Berry and the Fight to Desegregate Medicine
The National Library of Medicine provides public access to more than 1,600 materials selected and digitized from the Leonidas H. Berry Papers, 1907–1982.