We’re all now too familiar with the words “pandemic” and “epidemic,” but how about “epizootic”?
Drawing a clock has become a standard test of cognitive impairment, but there’s no consensus on who should do it or how.
The supermarket revolution made food more affordable and accessible than ever. But do the hidden costs of food feed into our illusions of justice and progress?
The US Sanitary Commission is credited with saving lives during the Civil War, but its leadership hoped it would be remembered for advancing racialized science.
Scientists have three theories about why people and animals eat dirt.
The California activists played the role of a health agency to ensure women received safe and competent health care in Mexican clinics.
Milk banks, a successor concept to wet nursing, are a little discussed part of the contemporary landscape of infant care.
What happens when experts position domestic violence inside a biomedical model of care?
The founding of Walter Reed General Hospital at the beginning of the twentieth century marked a shift in medical care for military personnel and veterans.
A group of researchers asked this question of a group of patients in secularized Western Europe.