The history of anatomy and physiology was written by and about men. Many body parts that are exclusive to people with vaginas were named after people with penises.
Monster’s character traits evolved over years as a cautionary tale to superstitious and religious people grappling with fears about illness, contagion, and death.
A girl-child, born in 1812 to a poor family in England, would grow up to be the most infamous American influencer on the practice of abortion
Today’s U.S. child protection legislation is based upon the child abuse case of Mary Ellen Wilson, the determination of Etta Wheeler, and the advocacy of Henry Berg, the founder of the SPCA.
Brain freeze, motion sickness, phantom vibration syndrome – why do our bodies do weird things?
Kathleen and Craig Folbigg’s first baby, Caleb, died when he was 19 days old.