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
By Stephen J. Greenberg Just a few hours ago, on a bright, windy day in Bethesda, MD, a group of dignitaries and guests gathered in
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