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Medical Stuff Of The Past

Disturbing Things People Did At Carnivals In The Early ...

July 11, 2020

At the onset of the 20th century, traveling carnivals grew out of the World's Fair and became a beloved pastime for families seeking a fun night out that wou...

1970: 25% Of Native American Women Sterilized Via A New...

July 6, 2020

(Department of Health and Education/Wikimedia Commons) Following the passage of an often-forgotten law called the Family Planning Services and Population Rese...

The Anti-Mask League Of 1919: The Anti-Masker Movement ...

July 1, 2020

In 1918, the most deadly outbreak of influenza of the 20th century killed nearly 50 million people across the world and around 675,000 people in the United S...

The Day Elvis Helped Fight Polio

October 28, 2019

Elvis Presley receiving a polio vaccination from Dr. Leona Baumgartner and Dr. Harold Fuerst at CBS Studio 50 in New York City. Source: (Photo by Seymour Wally/NY Daily News Archive via ...

Things You Didn’t Know About Ancient Birth Control

June 28, 2018

Birth control didn’t start with The Pill in 1960. In fact, women have sought out ways to control their own fertility since antiquity. Today's generation of women m...

The Medical Stuff Used in the Past Will Give You the Wi...

June 14, 2016

US Civil War Surgeon’s kit. Walter Reed Physiotherapy Store, 1920s Obstetric Phantom, Italy, 1700 - 1800. Tool to teach medical students and midwives about chil...