Welcome to a virtual tour of the historical collections of the National Library of Medicine. Today we are featuring materials intended to help people learn about and manage their own health.
By Michael Sappol and Eva Åhrén ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Once upon a time, before originality was
By Sarah Eilers ~ The road to abundant life is not hard to follow and it is not expensive. So we are told in the
By Michael J. North The Medical Heritage Library (MHL) has achieved an important milestone by adding the 50,000th item to its online collection housed in
By Michael Sappol Human Faces, What They Mean! How to Read Personal Character, 1872 If you live in the 19th century, as I do, and
By Michael Sappol ~ How to Box to Win; How to Build Muscle; How to Breathe, Stand, Walk or Run; How to Punch the Bag:
By Michael Sappol The “how to” is an ancient genre. There are Egyptian how-to texts (in hieroglyphics) on how to prepare mummies; Sumerian how-tos (in