“Ethical Displays”: AIHP’s Frank Pinchak Poster Collection & the History of Public Health Information

Editor’s Note: From the Collections highlights articles, artifacts, images, and other items of interest from publications and historical collections of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy (AIHP). In this post, Points Managing Editor and AIHP Head Archivist Greg Bond describes the Institute’s Frank Pinchak Poster Collection. “Records indicate that over 90 MILLION AMERICANS stillContinue reading ““Ethical Displays”: AIHP’s Frank Pinchak Poster Collection & the History of Public Health Information”

Pointscast, Episode 3

Today, Alex Tepperman and Kyle Bridge bring you the third installment of the new podcast from Points. On the third episode of Pointscast: * Following a disorderly introduction, Kyle and Alex open with a discussion of Patrick Hilsman’s recent piece on drug decriminalization and Islamic terrorism in Vice Magazine. * They then shift their focus to the inclusion, and subsequent exclusion, of an anti-vaccination documentary atContinue reading “Pointscast, Episode 3”

The Points Interview: Elena Conis

Editor’s Note: Points is delighted Elena Conis, a historian of medicine and public health at Emory University. Below, Conis discusses her recent book Vaccine Nation: America’s Changing Relationship with Immunization (University of Chicago Press, 2014), which chronicles America’s changing relationship with vaccinations over the past 50 years. Describe your book in terms your bartender could understand. AtContinue reading “The Points Interview: Elena Conis”

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