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.
Kathleen and Craig Folbigg’s first baby, Caleb, died when he was 19 days old.
The Physician, Military Officer, and Public Health Advocate who was Born a Woman and Lived as a Man. One of the most forward-thinking public health professionals in the pantheon of British physicians is a man who is rarely mentioned. Some think he should be nominated for the title “The Father of Public Health,” while others […]
Continuing the story of sex and STIs following Part 1 of An Indelicate History posted on this blog earlier. Here we cover the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans.
The risks good people will take to prevent and relieve suffering is awe-inspiring. Scientists and gardeners, kings and orphans, risked their arms, their eyes, their hands and their lives to help others because they wanted to. When did so many of us stop wanting to?
Where did sexually transmitted infections come from? Did they exist in history? Are they responsible for our monogamous culture? STIs influenced history and history influenced STIs.