Monthly Archives: November 2017

What causes obesity?

Is obesity caused by more than eating too much and exercising too little? A new article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences describes a genetic variation called ankyrin-B which may cause people to gain weight.   This article by Damaris … Continue reading

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Holiday Weekend hours

Happy Thanksgiving! Himmelfarb Library’s hours are: Thursday, November 23, 2017: Closed Friday, November 24, 2017: Closed Saturday, November 25, 2017:  9:00am – 8:00pm Himmelfarb Library resumes normal 24/7 hours after re-opening on Sunday, November 26  at 9am.

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Don’t worry about calories on Thanksgiving!

Concerned about what the Thanksgiving meal could do to your weight or metabolism?   Stop worrying and read this consumer education article on Why You Seriously Don’t Need to Worry About All the Calories on Thanksgiving.   Happy Thanksgiving from Himmelfarb … Continue reading

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What’s the future of women’s health care? 

How will proposed changes to health care law affect women’s health in the United States? A new article in Women’s Health Issues explores this issue.  In The Risk of Remaining Silent: Addressing the Current Threats to Women’s Health, the authors … Continue reading

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