Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Katherine Randall, Linsey C. Marr, PhD, and E. Thomas Ewing, PhD to explore the history of public health messaging during the 1918 influenza epidemic.
A Patriotic Health Movement was launched throughout China: the Communist Party mobilized the masses to eliminate pests to prevent disease and contribute to the war effort.
Ginny A. Roth, will speak at 2 PM ET today, April 6 in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium on “A Call to Service: Women Represented
By Ginny A. Roth The autumnal equinox has come and gone, and what lies ahead of us are cooler temperatures, falling leaves, and the beginning
by Erika Mills Every two years, the Olympics Games make heroes out of the world’s athletic elite. Champions win worldwide fame, admiration, and influence along
By Rebecca C. Warlow Almost every individual has been touched by a cancer diagnosis, whether as a patient, or as a family member or friend
By Ginny A. Roth On March 24, 1882, a medical milestone was achieved. Dr. Robert Koch reported his discovery that Mycobacterium tuberculosis was the cause of
By Ginny A. Roth The rise in childhood obesity has been growing at an alarming rate. According to the Centers for Disease Control and
By Stephen J. Greenberg As a rule, items are included in the NLM’s History of Medicine Division collection because of their medical or, more broadly,
By Ginny A. Roth In the fun summer months, it is often difficult to remember that outdoor activities in the hot sun can cause