The early US fight against smallpox was helped by the establishment of the National Vaccine Institute, an agency that wouldn't survive government mistrust.
Broken heart syndrome, or Takotsubo syndrome, is thought to be caused by stress. It seems to be on the increase during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ninety million bottles of Valium were dispensed yearly in the U.S. during the mellow Seventies. What happened?
The introduction of formal peer review to journals aided medical doctors in their quest to bring more scientific rigor to their field.
Would you be willing to play games to get out of debt? Would you sell your organs?
Teetotalers in the early British temperance movement signed temperance pledges like those in The Livesey Collection on JSTOR.
These early temperance movement lantern slides from The Livesey Collection want you to abstain from drinking alcohol. Happy New Year!
But will it make a difference for cleaning up pollution?
Scholars! Feeling blue? Read on.
Hildegard von Bingen wrote medical texts describing how to prepare abortifacients.