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Himmelfarb Library blog: New Location!

Himmelfarb Library‘s blog has moved to a new location!  Please access this site for the latest news and information from GW’s Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library.

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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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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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Himmelfarb Presents: 3D Printing

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Tableau: (Free) Data Visualization Tool

Bored of the default graphing options on Microsoft Excel? Want to take your data visualizations to the next level? Tableau is a software program which allows users to create stunning visualizations of their data. Users can import data in a number of … Continue reading

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Art, music, film…and SHAMROCKFEST!

Health Living @ Himmelfarb’s March Study Break Calendar is now available online!  Reset your brain by exploring DC and checking out one or more of these events including the Sound Health: Community yoga at the Kennedy Center, free admission to … Continue reading

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Identical boy-girl twins – what?

The Genetics Journal Club for this month features the article Molecular Support for Heterogonesis Resulting in Sesquizygotic Twinning that was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.  The article describes boy-girl twins whose maternal DNA was identical, and who share paternal DNA as with genetic … Continue reading

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