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History of the Health Sciences

A collection of reference resources related to the history of the health sciences, including medicine, dentistry, and nursing.


  • Bedside Rounds
    A storytelling podcast about medical history and medicine’s intersections with society and culture.
  • This Podcast Will Kill You
    Hosted by two disease ecologists and epidemiologists, each episode tackles a different disease and its history.
  • The History of Medicine
    Explore the rich history of medicine, from the diseases that once plagued us, how the medicine we take for granted today came to be, and the curious characters and stories surrounding these technologies.