History of Medicine

What were the different medical sects in the United States during the 19th Century?

From Dailyhistory.org: Nineteenth-century medicine was characterized by constant competition among three major medical sects: Regulars, Eclectics, and Homeopaths.[1] Each of these medical sects not only meaningfully disagreed on how to treat illnesses and diseases but sought to portray their type… Read More ›

The Weight of the Presidency

From Nursing Clio by Deborah Levine: In early January, President Trump had a physical exam at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, a periodic rite for US presidents in the modern era. The results were made public a few days later, with fevered… Read More ›