Monthly Archives: October 2012

Yoga – what’s the evidence?

Yoga is widely practiced for exercise and relaxation, but what’s the evidence regarding its effect on health and/or disease?  We’ve pulled together some key articles on yoga’s effectiveness as a therapy from Himmelfarb Library‘s collections: Natural Standard – Yoga – … Continue reading

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Himmelfarb is cooking!

Or rather, Whole Foods Market @ Foggy Bottom was cooking in Himmelfarb Library on Monday night.  Katie Albers, healthy eating specialist, was in the library talking about healthy eating on a budget and teaching SMHS, SPHHS, and SON students to … Continue reading

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Get appy: Best Practice

BMJ’s Best Practice is now available as an app for iPhone, iPads, and iPods.  Best Practice is an evidence-based resource providing disease and drug information. Best Practice allows you access to information summaries on symptoms, signs, and tests as well … Continue reading

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Computer problems? Get help!

On Thursday October 11th from 3-5:00 pm a representative from Student Technology Services will be in Himmelfarb Library to resolve your computer issues (laptops, wireless, etc.).  Please stop by the Circulation Desk and ask for assistance!

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Healthy dieting – what works and what is healthy?

USA News & World Report provides an interesting report take on popular diets by aggregating analysis by a panel of health experts with patient input regarding use and success of each diet.  Best Diets uses consistent criteria to evaluate and rank … Continue reading

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Go from zzzz to Zumba! Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb

Take a break from research and studying and spend an hour with salsa, cumbia, and rumba. Join us on Thursday, October 11th as Melanie Gutmann from the GW Health and Wellness Center gets us moving to Latin rhythms. We can all … Continue reading

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Got info? GW’s Breastfeeding Friendly University Project

George Washington University recently launched the Breastfeeding Friendly University Project, a university-wide, collaborative effort.  One aspect of this initiative is geared toward health sciences education on breastfeeding.  Himmelfarb Library provides a number of information resources to support this initiative including: … Continue reading

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