A Brief History of Transplantation

     To celebrate the beginning of DonateLife Week we here at bloodbonesandbodies have decided to do what we do best; provide you with some historical knowledge bombshells to wow your friends and impress your colleagues! This is an incentive by the DonateLife organisation and helps raise awareness around the benefits of choosing to be…

The Stonewall Riots

The Stonewall Riots are considered one of the most influential, revolutionary, and inspiring events of the 20th century. But, this incredible event has often been omitted from the history textbooks and general society (albeit from one modern film that had major details either missing or changed). What were the Stonewall Riots? Why did they occur?…

Zika Virus: Quick Facts and Figures

Everyone is panicking. A ‘new’ virus has arisen that threatens all of us. What is the treatment? What will our government do to help us? WON’T ANYONE PLEASE THINK OF THE CHILDREN?!? Before you all begin prepping for doomsday, please take a moment to read this article. We have collated the facts to make it…

Welcome!

Welcome to bloodbonesandbodies, a collaborative WordPress blog that draws upon themes of medicine, science and philosophy to bring a plethora of unusual, interesting, and often gruesome content! Whether it’s a historical exploration of the medical practises and procedures of the Victorian era, or a short story about the lives of Midwives in ninteenth-century America, or…