By Michael North This post is the second in a series exploring the National Library of Medicine’s rich and varied collection of “herbals,” which are
By Ginny A. Roth The image featured above is a botanical illustration of the flower, fruit, and seed of the Larkspur, the July birth
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
By Michael J. North Just over thirty years after the first printing press arrived in the New World from Spain, the first medical book was
Michael J. North spoke today at the National Library of Medicine in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month on “Early Latin American Medicine in the NLM
In 2014 a group of dignitaries and guests gathered in front of the National Library of Medicine to plant a tree.
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Diane Wendt and Mallory Warner from the Division of Medicine and Science at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
By Michael Sappol The oldest English-language how-to at the National Library of Medicine is a charming and practical little book dating from 1575. In keeping
By Stephen J. Greenberg Ireland is a beautiful country, but it is a haunted one as well. Invasions, civil wars, massacres, religious and political repression,
By Erika Mills The month we celebrate presidential birthdays is upon us again! George Washington was born in Virginia on February 22, 1732. Until his