Oct 12, 2020

Elizabeth Báthory - Katie’s 1 Cool Scary Gal

Scary Gals month continues on the podcast! Katie brings us the ghoulish tale of The Blood Countess. Did this Hungarian noblewoman really hold the Guinness World Record for the number of murders or was it the patriarchy?  Also we learn about Leah's loyalty in a murder scene.

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Jul 6, 2020

Wonder Woman - Leah’s 1 Cool Cartoon Thing

It's the start of a new research theme! The Gal Pals are talking woman in cartoons and Dr. Leah Leach gets us started with the weird and wonderful history of Wonder Woman. Learn about why she was created, what her powers are, and what her 2 weaknesses are. It will all surprise you! 

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Mar 30, 2020

Gerty Cori - Leah’s 1 Cool Science Thing

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. 

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Mar 16, 2020

Mary Ainsworth - Katie’s 1 Cool Science Thing

Katie talks about a gal who went to college at age 16 and became a renowned child psychologist. Learn about the bonds between infants and care-givers because of the work of Mary Ainsworth. The gal pals also talk about donating their body to science or becoming a diamond, a coral reef, a tree or a record!

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Mar 9, 2020

Alice Ball - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Science Thing

Just days before moving into the library, the gal-pals gather together to record this month’s episodes - that’s right we record them all at once! The gals reflect on their favorite episodes recorded in Leah’s front room before Bonnie tells us her 1 cool science thing is Alice Ball and her cure for leprosy.

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Nov 25, 2019

Henrietta Lacks - Leah’s 1 Cool Medical Thing

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 done for their own health. 

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Nov 18, 2019

Virginia Apgar - Kerra’s 1 Cool Medical Thing

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.

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Nov 11, 2019

Lillian Wald - Katie’s 1 Cool Medical Thing

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 plans, and PBR!  

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Nov 4, 2019

Menstrual Cups - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Medical Thing

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 couldn't say "period" in advertisements until 1985?!?! Well, we're talking about how revolutionary the menstrual cup is thanks to Bonnie's 1 Cool Medical Thing! 

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