From the Eva Walden Scrapbook (undated).
From John Gordon’s Engravings of the skeleton of the human body (1818).
In honor of having reached the last stage of our state medical journals digitization project, every day this week will feature a different image from a different journal. You can see all the journals here!
Today’s is from the 1989 Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association.
From Wisconsin Medical Journal (1959).
From Wisconsin Medical Journal (1979). (The “obesity epidemic,” not to mention body-shaming women, has deep roots!)
From O. Phelps Brown’s The complete herbalist: or, the people their own physicians by the use of nature’s remedies showing the great curative properties of all herbs, gums, balsams, barks, flowers and roots ; how they should be prepared, when and under what influences selected, at what times gathered, and for what diseases administered. Also, separate treatises on fod and drinks ; clothing ; exercise ; the regulation of the passions, life, health, and disease; longevity; medication; air and sunshine ; bathing ; sleep, etc. Also, symptoms of prevalent diseases ; special treatment in special cases; and a new and plain system of hygienic principles (1871).