Source: The Greatest Team, Oh Baby! The Ultimate Guide to Contraception [Infographic], Greatist.com, December 21, 2012, http://greatist.com/health/ultimate-guide-contraception.
The water crisis in Flint has affected the lives of thousands of people in Michigan. Blood lead testing results of people living in the Flint area have shown a substantial rise in the blood lead levels of residents since the city switched its water supply from Detroit to […]
Source: Tim ____, Pregnancy Rates & Age of Consent Across the Globe [Infographic], Daily Infographic, December 26, 2014, http://dailyinfographic.com/pregnancy-rates-age-of-consent-across-the-globe-infographic?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+DailyInfographic+%28Daily+Infographic%29. At a quick glance, a lower age of consent for sex seems to correlates somewhat with lower teen pregnancy rates. A close look at the developed parts of the […]
The Earliest Spot Map of All Dr. John Snow did not draw a map until December, 1854; the first spot map was produced in September of that year by Edmund Cooper, an engineer for the Metropolitan Commission of Sewers (see map below). Cooper’s investigation resulted from public complaints linking […]
Dr. John Snow is credited with taking bold action when he sensed that contaminated water from the public pump on Broad Street was the cause of deadly cholera during the 1854 outbreak in London. Here is what he wrote of his legendary action on September 7, 1854. [SOURCE] […]
Did the index (or first) case of the Broad Street Pump outbreak live at 40 Broad Street, close to the pump? Reverend Henry Whitehead thought so after a detailed investigation of cholera cases in 1854 following the outbreak. [SOURCE] The woman living at 40 Broad Street (Sarah Lewis, […]
The history of health is peppered with gorgeous anatomical flap-ups, strange medical art, and vibrant vintage illustrations, with a side of beautifully illustrated pseudoscience. But few come close to these vintage gems from the early 1900s, found in a French edition of Friedrich Eduard Bilz’s 1888 naturopathic medicine […]