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Dr Hannah Newton wins the Medical History Book Prize

Dr Hannah Newton has been awarded the European Association for the History of Medicine and Health (EAHMH) 2015 Book Prize. The Prize is granted to the best medical history monograph published in the last two years, on any aspect or … Continue reading

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The Dying Child in 17th Century England

Many congratulations to Dr Hannah Newton whose article “The Dying Child in 17th century England”  has been published in the prestigious journal Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.   Abstract The emerging field of pediatric palliative care recommends that … Continue reading

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The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720

By Dr Hannah Newton ‘How can you study such a depressing topic?’ I am often asked this question. The subject of my research – children’s illness in the early modern period – doesn’t exactly sound like a barrel of laughs. … Continue reading

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