This posting triggered a question that I have regarding whether or not there is a day, week, or month that celebrates the history of medicine. Does anyone know? Thank you, Elizabeth L White, MLIS AHEC Library & Information Resource Center Carolinas HealthCare System Regional Education & Outreach/Charlotte AHEC 1000 Blythe Blvd, Medical Education Building Charlotte, NC 28203 (Tel) 704-355-5389 (Fax) 704-355-7138 [log in to unmask] http://www.charlotteahec.org/irc -----Original Message----- From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Prof. Harold J. Cook Sent: Friday, October 27, 2006 10:10 AM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: New Issue of Medical History Available Free On Line Medical History: A European Journal of the History of Medicine and Health Volume 50, Number 4, October 2006 425 Articles <http://www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1483189> Vaccination Innovation and Adoption: Polio Vaccines in the UK, the Netherlands and West Germany, 1955-1965 <http://www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1592614> Ulrike Lindner and Stuart S Blume 447 Blame and Vindication in the Early Modern Birthing Chamber <http://www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1592634> Lianne McTavish 465 Anthrax in South Africa: Economics, Experiment and the Mass Vaccination of Animals, c . 1910-1945 <http://www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1592638> Daniel Gilfoyle 491 The Gloucestershire Extension of Medical Services Scheme: An Experiment in the Integration of Health Services in Britain before the NHS <http://www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1592633> Martin Gorsky 513 The Scurvy Scandal at Millbank Penitentiary: A Reassessment <http://www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1592637> Peter McRorie Higgins 535 News, Notes, and Queries <http://www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1592625> 536 Book Reviews 567 Index Full TOC: http://www.pubmedcentral.gov/tocrender.fcgi?iid=135581 Harold J. Cook, Ph.D. FRCP (Hon.) Professor and Director Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London 210 Euston Road London NW1 2BE UK [log in to unmask] www.ucl.ac.uk/histmed +44 (0)20 7879 8102 ----------------------------------------- This electronic message may contain information that is confidential and/or legally privileged. It is intended only for the use of the individual(s) and entity named as recipients in the message. If you are not an intended recipient of this message, please notify the sender immediately and delete the material from any computer. Do not deliver, distribute or copy this message, and do not disclose its contents or take any action in reliance on the information it contains. Thank you.