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Medical Procedures Of The Past

Horatio Nelson's Body: When The British Pickled Their D...

March 11, 2020

At the Battle of Trafalgar during the Napoleonic War, Britain's most beloved naval hero, Horatio Nelson, was struck by a musket ball on the deck of the Victory. T...

Onesimus: The Slave Who Brought Inoculation To America ...

October 10, 2019

Smallpox was a singularly devastating disease in the 18th century, killing up to 30% of those infected within mere days or weeks of contamination. The virus ...

Ethical Medical Practices of the Past?

September 29, 2018

Medical Practice is just that - medical "practice." Physicians attend college to learn new techniques and procedures, but when its all said and done, they are still just practi...