Project Expands NLM Health Outreach in Africa

Julia Royall, chief of international programs at NLM and a 2007-2008 Fulbright Scholar in Uganda, has been living and working in Uganda engaged in a project that seeks to improve the health of Africans through targeted “health information interventions.” After joining NLM in 1997, Royall helped to create a telecommunications network that supports scientists working…

Nothing to Sneeze at, on Valentine’s Day

A Cold Day for Him, is a print from the February 14, 1885 issue of Harper’s Weekly. The engraving captures an unfortunate moment—a wooer discovering that he has put an advertisement for a cold remedy, rather than a valentine, in an envelope for his sweetheart. From the National Library of Medicine’s Images from the History of Medicine…