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Medicine in the Arts

Why did rain make people sick in Jane Austen's books?


Catching Your Death

Why did everyone believe getting drenched could give you pneumonia? What impact did this belief have on the plots of Jane Austen's books?

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Welcome to the Medical Humanities Podcast

I'm Eve Elliot, host of The Medical Humanities Podcast. If you're like me, you're fascinated by medicine and a lover of history, culture and the arts. Here you'll learn how these two areas of study have combined throughout the centuries, to bring us intriguing glimpses of how medical knowledge impacted the humanities.


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