Articles Tagged with “HISTORY”

Wartime injuries go beyond the physical. A longing for home pervades conflicts past and present.

In 1922 the Berlin woman became the first to undergo gender-affirming surgery.

Black physicians fought—and lost—a milestone battle against the American Medical Association in 1870.

The Boer War was an early turning point in vaccination history.

New data may solve two of the most famous “cold cases” in medical history—the deaths of Ernest Shackleton and Edgar Allen Poe.

A novel coronavirus would come to affect every ward, clinician, researcher and patient at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Since its founding in 1811, MGH has both faced pandemics and learned from them.

Are there echoes of the “cholera riots” in the age of COVID-19?

Who most deserves a medical device? A brief history of an impossible conversation.

The 18th Amendment launched the most sweeping health experiment in U.S. history. Physicians—then and now—have debated its complex legacy.