Treatments for Menstrual Cramps throughout History

The following blog post was written by Shaelagh Cull, Summer 2015 Public Programs Assistant .   “My pen cannot express the anguish and pain suffered by some women…”:[1] For many women, each month until menopause will bring with it a new menstrual cycle. Anywhere between twenty to ninety percent of women will experience painful cramping, … More Treatments for Menstrual Cramps throughout History

Family Activity Packs: free fun without an appointment

  Throughout my summer working at the Museum of Health Care, I have developed a set of Family Activity Packs as part of my Fleming College internship. My intention with this project was to create free, age-appropriate experiences for families who casually visit the Museum. With exhibition-specific, hands-on activities that can be carried from gallery … More Family Activity Packs: free fun without an appointment

Thank you for your Patronage to our Hall of Honour Exhibits at Kingston General Hospital

Curator’s Blog guest post written by Collections Intern Tanya Szulga:Over the past twenty years the Museum of Health Care has created exhibits for the Kingston General Hospital’s Hall of Honour. Recently KGH staff is working on a new redesign of this area and as part of that design process asked the museum to remove the … More Thank you for your Patronage to our Hall of Honour Exhibits at Kingston General Hospital