How Mentally Ill People Fight for Their Rights
In the 1970s, a time of mass deinstitutionalization, former patients came together to found the Psychiatric Inmates Liberation Movement.
Will Society Remember the Pandemic’s Heroes?
If history is any guide, probably not.
Blaming People for Getting Sick Has a Long History
Four major theories of disease transmission dominated scientific discourse in the nineteenth century. As one scholar writes, all were political.
Doctors Have Always Been Against High-Heeled Shoes
Every generation of medical professionals has issued the same warnings about high heels. For hundreds of years.