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For many rural 19th century Americans, dose size was the only different between human and veterinary medicines, and as such include instructions for both human and animal use. (Photo credit: Kendall Teare)
June 19, 2018
Eliza Smith was a housewife and best-selling author, whose book, “The Compleat Housewife,” is filled with more than 300 recipes for cordials, roasts, pickling — and how to...
Professor Deborah Coen in her third-floor office at 320 York Street. Photograph by Leah Salovey for the FAS Dean’s Office.
April 19, 2018
Deborah Coen is a professor in the Department of History and chair of the Program in the History of Science and Medicine (HSHM). She joined the FAS faculty in July 2017,...
April 6, 2018
Sophia Nam, April 3, 2018 - A black mortar and pestle decorated with a crucifixion scene; hand-painted glass bottles, containing substances like castor oil. These were two of...
March 27, 2018
The Early Modern Pharmacy: Drugs, Recipes, and Apothecaries, 1500-1800 April 2 - July 5, 2018 Rotunda of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library What did a pharmacy look like in...
March 19, 2018
Before President Peter Salovey embarked on his inaugural trip to Africa during spring break, YaleNews took the opportunity to chat with three students from the two countries...