ep. 39 American Civil War Medicine: A Woman’s Battlefield

Throughout history, times of war bring change to medicine. It’s a hard truth, but it is the truth. And in American history, no war was more brutal than the Civil War. Of the thousands of people who died during this four-year war, ⅔ died from the disease. The conditions of the war gave an opportunityContinue reading “ep. 39 American Civil War Medicine: A Woman’s Battlefield”

ep. 38 The Next Defense: History of Medication Abortion

When we think of abortions today, we often think about surgical abortions when in fact, medication abortions have been commonplace for millenia. With the decision made in Dobbs v. Jackson, medication abortions in the United States are now at risk as legislators come for this next line of defense against unwanted pregnancies. In this episode,Continue reading “ep. 38 The Next Defense: History of Medication Abortion”

ep.37 Can’t Be Tamed: The Wandering Womb

Here we are, at the root of it all. The piece of history that has defined women’s health for millennia. The wandering womb is a theory that can be traced back to the ancient Mediterranean, where it was believed and practiced. And while this story is fun and laughable at times, our history truly doesContinue reading “ep.37 Can’t Be Tamed: The Wandering Womb”

episode 35. Art in Medicine: Giving Voice to Patients & Sight to Doctors

During the pandemic, we got super into paint-by-numbers. They were just so soothing and an easy way to create while taking our mind off the crazy world around us. It was a way to be calm and focused. And a lot of people use art in this way, to figure out your emotions or asContinue reading “episode 35. Art in Medicine: Giving Voice to Patients & Sight to Doctors”

episode 33. Nutrition: Tree-eaters v. Meat-eaters: & Everyone in Between

There is nothing quite like a delicious breakfast to start your day, or snack to hold you over, or dinner to put you to bed. Right? But as you eat your tasty food, do you ever think about what exactly is in it? Or what it does to your health? Join us in this episodeContinue reading “episode 33. Nutrition: Tree-eaters v. Meat-eaters: & Everyone in Between”