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Gerty Cori

What happens when you combine a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, diabetes research, and too much Pink Drink? Pizza Feet. I would say it will all make sense, but it really doesn’t, however, it’s the hilarious episode where Leah talks about her 1 Cool Science Thing, scientist Gerty Cori. YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras: The gal […]

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Henrietta Lacks

Last episode of the season!! Leah talks about the life and immortality of Henrietta Lacks. Even though Henrietta wasn’t a doctor or nurse because of her there have been over 74,000 studies that have lead to treatments and vaccines for polio, HPV, cancers and more. The gals also talk about the best things they have […]

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Virginia Apgar

Have you heard of the Apgar score given to newborn babies? For Kerra’s 1 cool thing she talks about the fascinating woman who invented the score, Virginia Apgar. The gal pals also talk about their most frightening medical issues and how they survived them. YouTube Version Show Notes & Links Previous in Medical Month Bonnie […]

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Lillian Wald

Katie pays us a little home doctor’s visit by telling us the story of nursing pioneer Lillian Wald. Founder of the Henry Street Settlement she believed that health care should be available to all and convinced more women to enter a career in medicine. The gal pals also talk about fighting for their health, birth […]

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Menstrual Cups

It’s the start of medicine month and Leah has a quick story on the history of women in the medical field (AKA how they lead it, were kicked out of it, then encourage to come back to it.) The gal-pals then have a blast talking about the history of menstrual products. Did you know you […]

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We Need Medical Books

Gal’s Guide is building the first independent women’s history library. Each month we push to expand our collection to include a diverse look at women from different backgrounds, occupations, and regions.  This month we want to expand our coverage of women in medicine. Here are the top 20 books we would love to add to the library! Women […]

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Boldly Go! Interview with Lisa Meece, CEO of Starbase Indy

So many of us are more than one thing. In our second only interview, Gal’s Guide sat down with the CEO of Starbase Indy, Lisa Meece to get to know the 360 degrees of Lisa. This amazing gal found her people at Star Trek convention and not only became the CEO but runs a variety of […]

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Grace Hopper

This time there is actually a bug in the computer and we’re talking about the gal who found it! Bonnie’s 1 Cool STEM Thing is all about the lady with a long name whose work was pivotal to early modern computers. Rear Admiral Grace Brewster Murray Hopper created the first computer language and wrote the […]

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Gal’s Guide NEWS for October 16, 2019 (Brought to you by aliens)

News and updates from the Gal’s Guide Library and Research Center for October 16, 2019. Brought to you by aliens. YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras The fifth edition of the Gal’s Guide NEWS Brought to you by aliens How Leah knew how many people were at Area 51 (CNN Article) Library NEWS We made […]

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Mae Jemison

Lisa gets us to look up to the stars and get our imaginations ready to boldly go! Lisa’s 1 Cool STEM Thing is about the first African-American woman in space, Mae Jemison. We also talk about what sci-fi book or movie we would want the future to be like. YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras […]