August 13, 2014—The antibody treatment given to two American missionaries infected with the Ebola virus may seem like a modern day miracle cure, but researchers created similar, if cruder, antibody therapies as far back as the 1880s to treat... Read more
July 8, 2014—At the Countway Library community garden, many hands make light work—and tasty results. Recently, volunteers gathered on a bright afternoon to beautify the garden and tend to the plants.
After a long and chilly spring, the... Read more
May 20, 2014—A March 17 or December 24 birthday often meant that the woman did not know her real birthday or perhaps even her age. She perhaps adopted a date significant to Irish Catholicism as a memory aid and as a link to home. A patient who... Read more
WBZ-TV covers Strong Medicine, a library project that captures the stories of medical professionals who responded to the Boston Marathon bombings.... Read more
A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, as the city remembers the tragedy, a Harvard initiative is telling the story of the doctors, nurses, and emergency responders who saved countless lives. It is also chronicling the days and months that... Read more
March 25, 2014—Strong Medicine, a digital archive, captures the Boston medical community’s experiences of and responses to the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing.
(See a slideshow featuring items in the collection below.)
Launched by the... Read more
Forty-five artifacts, anatomical preparations, rare books, manuscripts, and art works from the Center of the History of Medicine’s Warren Anatomical Museum, Harvard Medical Library and Boston Medical Library collections are now on display in a... Read more
November, 5, 2013—Staff members at the Harvard Medical School (HMS) Countway Library enjoy healthy snacks and visitors delight in flower arrangements at the circulation desk, thanks to the staff-maintained community garden at the library.... Read more