One child’s lost drawings in a 19th-Century medical manuscript.
As the 2012 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) circumcision policy receives further volleys of grapeshot, a new question arises: Why do we need a policy on circumcision at all?
Should it be mandatory for children to be tested so those struggling in silence do not go undiagnosed?
Dr. Alun Withey on the tangible effects of history and why he finds it so interesting.
Dishonest salesmen were an issue even in the 17th and 18th centuries.
History can teach us a lot about how society viewed different trends, including body shapes.
What was the position of the practicing doctor within the seventeenth-century community?
The term “folklore” may be keeping us from some very important treatment discoveries.
When it’s suggested that a resident’s mistake was so heinous that he should “off ” himself, we have an institutional problem.
Stress is bad for more than just your sanity.
Every modern medical practice was new at one point, including resuscitating victims of drowning.
The fact is that sickness has always been a topic of conversation, and the similarities between us and our early modern contemporaries continues to astonish me.