Doctors of the Black Death
The infamous plague doctors of the Middle Ages were a fearsome sight
Dr Lulu Hunt Peters penned the first best-selling diet book ever when much of the world was slim on good sense
Frostbite ravaged untold armies, people and appendages until doctors warmed up to the right treatment
How doctors managed to insert hope into the lives of couples worldwide — even if it took a few shady tricks along the way
For millennia, breast cancer treatments were equal parts grisly and ineffective, until William Halsted came along
Chickenpox and smallpox aren’t the same thing, but it took over 200 years to figure that out
From inhalants and injections to tinctures and tonics, all have been employed over the eons by physicians to ...
Can making contact with a monarch heal scrofula or was that just a 17th-century superstition?