Poster promoting getting screened for TB from 1935. TB often took months to years to manifest noticeable symptoms in healthy people in their prime, but they were still contagious even before any symptoms showed. By getting screening and treatment when they had any TB at all (before symptoms occurred), they protected those around them and prevented problems in the future.
A blog for all biological and medical ephemera, from the age of Abraham through the era of medical quackery and cure-all nostrums. Featuring illustrations, history, and totally useless trivia from the diverse realms of nature and medicine.
This blog takes between a half-time and a full-time job's worth of research, question replies, and post writing, every week. Buy me a coffee so I can stay up and keep the lights on around here!