Monthly Archives: November 2018

Enjoy DC in Winter Inside & Out

The days may be shorter and the temperatures cooler, but you can still enjoy and explore DC with events and activities from Health Living @ Himmelfarb’s December calendar! Enjoy the lights with Zoolights or Georgetown Glow Sample DC’s cultural events … Continue reading

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Europe PMC: Expand your borders!

You may be familiar with the U.S. National Library’s of Medicine’s PubMed search interface and PubMed Central, a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature – but have you heard of Europe PMC? Europe PMC is a repository of life sciences articles, … Continue reading

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3D Printing Pilot Launched!

Himmelfarb Library is launching a 3D printing service! Starting today, faculty, staff, and students of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Milken Institute School of Public Health, School of Nursing, MFA, and GW Hospital can submit print jobs through … Continue reading

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How do DC neighborhoods vary by life expectancy?

PolicyMap now provides access to new life expectancy data from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.  This data provides standardized life expectancy data at census tract level, and allows identification of neighborhood-level differences in life expectancy as shown in this … Continue reading

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How do law, policy, precision medicine and health equity relate to one another?

How do law, policy, precision medicine and health equity relate to one another?  A free webcast conference on November 29 will explore these issues; participants may also register for free in-person attendance. Law, Genomic Medicine & Health Equity: How Can Law Support … Continue reading

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Thinking about GW Research Days 2019? See what happened in 2018!

Are you starting to think about GW Research Days 2019?  Learn more about Research Days by hearing from some of the presenters and faculty mentors at GW Research Days 2018: Presenters Faculty Mentors Also, remember that you can explore research presented … Continue reading

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Is coffee bad? Not for your mortality!

New research published in JAMA Internal Medicine looks at the inverse relationship between coffee drinking and mortality. In this population-based study, researchers used baseline demographic data to estimate hazard ratios for coffee intake and mortality, and also looked at the potential effect of … Continue reading

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