Monthly Archives: November 2019

All the flavor without the guilt: Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

Feeling stressed about the calories to come? Fear not, for there are abundant ways to eat well and to enjoy the food you make this holiday season. From pumpkin soup to apple salad with figs and almonds, there is no … Continue reading

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Promoting Health on Social Media: Way Forward

The question of how digital technologies can promote health is explored in an editorial by GW faculty Lorien C. Abroms recently published in Health Education and Behavior.  Dr. Abroms and her co-authors discuss the dominance of social media in current culture … Continue reading

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Getting to yes: flu shots

Dropping temperatures are a stark reminder that the flu season is upon us. While often overlooked or avoided altogether, many patients do not realize that there are life changing benefits to getting a yearly flu shot. How can you help … Continue reading

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Write and let RefWorks cite!

It’s time to start thinking about final research projects for Fall 2019, and Himmelfarb Library offers a fantastic tool to help you track your research – RefWorks! RefWorks is a handy citation tracking tool that allows users to import references, … Continue reading

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Healthy Living Reads: Sleep, Mindfulness, & Stress

Are you interested in creating healthy sleep habits, learning more about mindfulness, or learning healthy ways to manage stress? Himmelfarb Library has the right books for you!  Do you struggle with getting enough quality sleep? Consider one of these books … Continue reading

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New Features: Health Information @ Himmelfarb

Health Information @ Himmelfarb, the search box on Himmelfarb Library’s home page, has new features for managing results and setting filters to limit results to specific disciplines.  On the brief results page, searchers can now opt to save the top … Continue reading

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Do you want full-text faster?

Do you want full-text faster? The LibKey Nomad browser extension can connect you to articles in Himmelfarb Library’s collection wherever you find them – i.e. PubMed, publisher sites, and even Wikipedia.  LibKey Nomad immediately delivers a PDF if available, and will otherwise provide you … Continue reading

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How can the systematic review process be streamlined?

On Tuesday, November 12 from 10-11 a.m., Himmelfarb Library will provide a training session in Covidence, an online tool that manages and facilitates much of the systematic review process.  Covidence is a not-for-profit service working in partnership with the Cochrane Library to improve … Continue reading

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JAMAevidence: learn, teach, apply

Are you learning or teaching evidence-based medicine concepts?   JAMAevidence can help with full-text access to  Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature : A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice as well as The Rational Clinical Examination : Evidence-Based Clinical Diagnosis and Care at the Close of Life … Continue reading

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Healthy Living: Healthy Fall Recipes

As the days grow shorter, we all feel the pull of starchy, heavy foods. Whether this is born of opportunity or a left over biological instinct is up for debate, but studies have shown our caloric intakes increase during colder … Continue reading

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