Doubt and uncertainty mark her account of family inheritance, photographic portraiture, and eldercare.
Suffering From Anxiety? Try Visiting a Museum
A new study discovered that going to museums can have myriad health benefits, such as improving feelings of depression, easing chronic pain, and decreasing the likelihood of being diagnosed with dementia.
Nao Bustamante Redesigns a Common Gynecological Tool
Nao Bustamante has been thinking of ways to make the speculum less unpleasant for the millions of patients who encounter it each year.
Doctors and Nurses Cope With COVID on TikTok
As the pandemic continues, healthcare professionals use the social media app to share information, vent their frustrations, or just have some fun.
Artists Help Us to Gain a Deeper Understanding of Death and Healing
From Albrecht Dürer to LaToya Ruby Frazier, artists have for centuries depicted and reflected on health and illness.
A 19th-Century Magic Lantern Designed to Quell Patients’ Delusions
In the mid-19th century, Philadelphia physician Thomas Story Kirkbride incorporated magic lantern slides into his “moral treatment” regimen at the Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane.
A Visual Record of Four Centuries of Asylum Care
Mike Jay’s book This Way Madness Lies explores society’s approach to mental illness over centuries.
Looking at Art May Keep You Fit, Study Suggests
Contemplating paintings might not just offer psychological benefits, but also physical ones.