By Ginny A. Roth This 1989 poster from the American Cancer Society (ACS) features pop culture icon Leonard Nimoy, as his character Mr. Spock from
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Alzheimer’s Disease Collection Received
By Margaret Kaiser ~ Recently, the Library received from the National Institute on Aging’s Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center, an excellent collection of
Exploring Chicago’s Spanish Flu of 1918
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger E. Thomas Ewing, Professor of History and Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia
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
The Reward of Courage
By Jeffrey S. Reznick and Michael Sappol NLM Releases a Rare, 1921 Silent Film on Cancer Prevention Produced in 1921 by the American Society for
Fry Now. Pay Later.
This 1985 poster titled “Fry Now. Pay Later.” from the American Cancer Society conveys an important message that is still valid today. There is a proven link between sun exposure and skin cancer.
How To…Prevent the Bubonic Plague
This roughly-printed small pamphlet documents a big catastrophe: an outbreak of bubonic plague in British Colonial India in 1897.
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.