Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Edvard Munch’s The Sick Child

  • Tuberculosis—A journey across time

    Mindy Schwartz Introduction Few diseases have captured the imagination more than tuberculosis (TB). Tuberculosis fascinates many people – scientists and epidemiologists, artists and humanitarians, sociologists and physicians. It is as much the stuff of art and song as a merciless killer of the young and old. Even its name conjures the image of the waif…