Monthly Archives: December 2019

TOXNet Retired!

The TOXNET database is retiring on December 16, 2019.  Much of TOXNET’s information will remain accessible and will be incorporated into other resources including PubChem, PubMed, and NCBI’s Bookshelf: PubChem will incorporate the Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), ChemIDPlus, and the Chemical Carcinogenesis Research … Continue reading

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Auscultation, FDA Approvals & Best Minds in Medicine!

AccessMedicine has introduced several new features to support learning across the continuum of medical education – from undergraduate to continuing medical education.  AccessMedicine features nearly 150 full-text books including key titles such as Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine (20th ed), Basic & Clinical Biostatistics (4th ed.), … Continue reading

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Mental Health During Winter Months

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), an onset of depressive symptoms during winter months, affects an estimate of .4%-2.9% of the population. The causes of SAD are still unclear, however everything from genetics to diminished light may play a factor. While its … Continue reading

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How to talk about vaccines – and save lives!

How can you talk with patients about vaccines?  How can you address vaccine hesitancy, combat myths and misinformation, and save lives? Himmelfarb Library recently added Let’s Talk Vaccines: A Clinician’s Guide to Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy and Saving Lives to our online and … Continue reading

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Hello Winter! Goodbye Boring Workouts

It’s beginning to feel a lot like winter! With shorter daylight hours, and constant holiday get-togethers that offer an abundance of sweets and treats, it can be a challenge to find the motivation to stick with an exercise routine. We … Continue reading

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Gain Insight or Just Find a Good Read

Himmelfarb’s Humanities and Health Collection is much more than a leisure reading collection. These books can provide insight into the lives and experiences of those who have been sick and those who provide care. Himmelfarb Library selectively acquires books in … Continue reading

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Clinical Apps: DynaMed, Lexicomp, Epocrates

Himmelfarb Library provides clinical apps for free download!  DynaMed, Lexicomp and Epocrates Plus (premium) provide clinical information including up to the minute disease and drug information.  All three apps provide access to information whether or not you have WiFi or … Continue reading

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