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.
The movement against vivisection—experiments involving live animals—swelled with women. A group of scientists was determined to stop them.
In recent experiments, scientists brought back cellular functions to the brains of dead pigs, recalling early galvanism.
A century ago, the Flexner Report led to the closure of 75% of U.S. medical schools. It still explains a lot about today’s unequal access to healthcare.