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A Brief History of Dentistry and Oral Health, Part 2

As promised, part two covers dental chairs and amalgams, as well as support careers in dental...

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A Brief History of Dentistry and Oral Health, Part 1

This first episode covers the earliest ways humans cared for their teeth, including the belief...

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SYMHC Classics: Veterinary Medicine

This 2017 episode covers how animals and humans have been living together for centuries, but...

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Behind the Scenes Minis: Rabies and Jailbreaks

Tracy and Holly discuss their knowledge of rabies and how often it appears in popular culture....

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Six Impossible Episodes: Prison Breaks

Dramatic prison escapes often have some common themes -- they often include a lot of tunneling....

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A Brief History of Rabies

Today’s rabies prophylaxis is almost 100% effective at preventing human death from the bite...

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SYMHC Classics: Ruth Harkness and the First Panda in the U.S.

This 2014 episode covers a 1930s a New York socialite with a dream. She wanted to be the first...

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Behind the Scenes Minis: Okapi and Theda

Holly and Tracy discuss the ways Europeans explorers wrote about the indigenous peoples of...

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The Invention of Theda Bara

Theda Bara is often referenced as the first sex symbol, or the first celebrity to have an entire...

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The Okapi and the Western World

The okapi are a symbol became known to European explorers in the late 19th century, and then...

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Holly Frey In Conversation With Seneca Women to Hear Winner: Lola Omalola

Holly Frey, host of Stuff You Missed in History Cass, sits down with Lola Omalola, one of the ten...

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SYMHC Classics: Maria Montessori

This 2017 episode covers Maria Montessori, who worked in several fields, though is mostly...

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Behind the Scenes Minis: Pie and Motion Sickness

Holly and Tracy talk about their love of savory pies, the wish for a shepherd's pie with a crust,...

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The Gallaudet 11

The Gallaudet 11 were a group of Deaf men who were subjects in NASA’s research into the...

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A Look at Pies Through History

The pie has been around for centuries, in both savory and sweet forms. But pies have been...

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SYMHC Classics: Pauline Sabin

This 2018 episode covers a key figure in the battle over Prohibition, which was is often framed...

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Behind the Scenes Minis: Latest Unearthed!

Tracy and Holly talk about the language used when talking about archaeology. They then talk about...

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Unearthed! in Spring 2022, Part 2

This second part of our spring Unearthed! two-parter covers some listener-favorite categories:...

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Unearthed! in Spring 2022, Part 1

It's time for another two-part edition of things that were unearthed in recent months. Today's...

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SYMHC Classics: Vigée Le Brun

This 2016 episode covers the first woman to ever become a court painter in France. She painted...

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