Medicine in a Historical Context

From ancient healing practices to cutting-edge technologies, Medicine in a Historical Context, offers a comprehensive view of the field’s history. Medicine in a Historical Context Trepanning Trepanation, also known as trepanning, is one of humanity’s oldest forms of surgery and also one of its most gruesome. The Wandering Womb and Female Hysteria The condition has its roots in ancient medical […]

The Blue Family of Kentucky

In an isolated area of Kentucky’s countryside known as Troublesome Creek, there lived a real family with blue skin. They were known by many names, The Blue Family of Kentucky, The Fugate Family, The Blue Combses, The Huntsville subgroup, and the Blue People of Troublesome Creek.