Category Archives: Health news

Need Zika virus information?

Zika virus is on the news, the topic of patient questions, and a concern for healthcare providers.  Himmelfarb Library has the Zika virus information that you need: DynaMed provides an update evidence-based clinical summary on Zika Virus PubMed provides you … Continue reading

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Health Affairs: Special Issue on Children’s Health

The December issue of Health Affairs focuses on children’s health and includes articles that examine “current threats to the health and health care of America’s children”.  The issue includes a number of sections which address children’s health through the lens … Continue reading

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The Global Nutrition Report

The first publication of The Global Nutrition Report is now available online.  This publication is the results of work by a consortium of nations, organizations, researchers, and scholars.  The report is meant to provide a comprehensive study on global health … Continue reading

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Diversity & Research

Nature published a special issue on diversity in the scientific workforce (or lack thereof) and its effect on research.  The articles in this issue examine the connections between diversity and the rigor of research “including how marginalization affects study design.” … Continue reading

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Ebola Information for Healthcare Workers

Himmelfarb Library has created a new page to link users to the latest information on Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever  for healthcare workers.  This page will be automatically updated as new information is available from the CDC and includes links to information … Continue reading

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Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library has been selected to host the TEDMED live streaming event for the George Washington University. TEDMED is a “global community dedicated to unlocking imagination in service of health and medicine.” The event will be held from September 10 … Continue reading

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Drugs in breast milk?

Pediatric Care Online has just published an update regarding the American Academy of Pediatrics’ recent report entitled The Transfer of Drugs and Therapeutics Into Human Breast Milk.  In this report, Dr. Hari Cheryl Sachs writes “Many mothers are inappropriately advised to discontinue … Continue reading

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