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Fall in DC: What to See/Do/Dance!

Get out and see DC via Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb’s October events calendar! You can use the Healthy Living calendar to find free fall events including the Pumpkins Pop-Up, Taste of DC, Dia de los Muertos celebration, and an 80s Halloween Dance Party! … Continue reading

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New: Himmelfarb Search Tool

Over the last year, the three GW University libraries have worked together to implement new management and discovery systems.   The new systems provides access to collections and library resources available to the GW community at large and can also search … Continue reading

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July plans? How about free art, comedy and hula hooping?

Want to get into the Phillips Collection, take a hula hooping class, or watch a comedy show – all for FREE? Check out Himmelfarb’s DC Study Break Guide for July!  

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Can genetic information catch a killer?  And, cost you your privacy?

Can genetic information catch a killer?  And, cost you your privacy? A recent essay published the New England Journal of Medicine explores the value and potential societal costs posed by access to private genetic information.  In Sociogenetic Risks — Ancestry DNA Testing, … Continue reading

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Hip hop, cherry blossoms and baseball: Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb

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Update time: Lexicomp app

It’s time to renew (or install) your Lexicomp app! Lexicomp is a comprehensive clinical drug information app  including Lexi-Drugs, a drug interaction tool, and an extensive library of clinical calculators.  Lexicomp is available both via web access and as an app that you can install … Continue reading

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What happens when good info…isn’t

What happens when good info…isn’t Last week, Rosen’s Emergency Medicine (9th ed) was removed from ClinicalKey due to several drug dosage errors.  So what happens when errors appear in published works? Here’s how we’re managing this issue at Himmelfarb Library: … Continue reading

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