nutrition

“One of Our Greatest Investments”: Breastfeeding in the Early 20th Century United States

Sam Curry is a fourth year Anthropology major from South Kingstown, Rhode Island. His main academic interests involve humans’ relationships with the nature and environmental health, and he hopes to work in environmental policy after graduation. His other main  interest is racquetball. In 1912, pediatrician Henry L. Coit, mourning his son’s death from typhoid fever,… Read more “One of Our Greatest Investments”: Breastfeeding in the Early 20th Century United States

Wonder Bread is scientifically proven to be good for me? Medical Authority and Consumerism in America

  Naomi Worob is a second year Anthropology student at Grinnell College. Currently, she is interested in health and medical humanities, and in connection to those thinking about how the arts and humanities can provide different tools for physicians to interact with and care for their patients. About midway through the semester, I was spending… Read more Wonder Bread is scientifically proven to be good for me? Medical Authority and Consumerism in America