Pursues inter-disciplinary approaches to the history of health, welfare, medical science and practice. Organization information, upcoming conferences, journal table of contents, and internet links.
Timeline, essays, upcoming conferences, and other resources related to the history of disability in society. The ways in which people with disabilities have been treated vary dramatically throughout history and among different cultures.
Full, indexed text of this encyclopedic collection of rare and extraordinary cases of abnormality in all branches of medicine and surgery. By George M. Gould and Walter L. Pyle.
This online exhibition traces the Maryland State Lunacy Commission's successful campaign to transfer the mentally ill from county almshouses into state hospitals. Photographs played a key role in the passage of new laws.
Information on Albert B. Sabin, MD, developer of the polio vaccine from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Explores the complex relationships between modern medicine and modern advertising. Presents images and database information for various health-related advertisements printed in newspapers and magazines.
A journal concerned with all aspects of health, illness, and medical treatment in the past.
Presentations and discussions of papers dealing with subjects of interest or importance in the fields of medical history and the cultural aspects of medicine.