If you know your blood type, thank a medical intern
Karl Landsteiner discovered in 1900 the reason different blood types sometimes led to deadly transfusions – and he did it by testing on his employees.
Milk in the Veins? – Medical History Monday
Milk in your veins?! 1880 was a heck of a time to be a #medical patient. Take a look at this New York Journal of Medicine article from 1880 about injecting human milk into patients:
Ketchup Cures All – Medical History Monday
Just add a dash of ketchup and call me in the morning... Ketchup was used as a cure for every medical condition from jaundice to indigestion in the early 19th century. Today we know better, though some may claim their ketchup-drizzled french fries cure their...