By Christie Moffatt Fifty years ago, on January 11, 1964, the Surgeon General of the United States, Luther L. Terry, issued Smoking and Health: Report
Those who preserved the newspapers of 1918 served modern researchers well, today NLM preserves web content on epidemics and other health topics for the benefit of future historical research.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
This roughly-printed small pamphlet documents a big catastrophe: an outbreak of bubonic plague in British Colonial India in 1897.
By Ginny A. Roth ~ This early 1980s-era poster from NHLBI, NIH features Ashe promoting good heart health.