News Beats features heart health news stories from around the world and handy library tips. In a world where new information overload is common, you need tools to focus your attention. We do the leg work so you can be relaxed and informed. Bookmark this page to keep your finger on the pulse of Library & Learning Resource Center developments and current cardiovascular news.
From the headlines . . .
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December 4, 2013
"Living Without a Pulse: Engineering a Better Artificial Heart"
[THI doctors and researchers work on a new heart device]
December 2, 2013
"Learning to Defuse the Aorta"
[Help for kids with Marfan syndrome]
November 25, 2013
"Heart Attack Pain Similar for Men and Women"
[Symptoms are similar but women more likely to die from heart attacks]
November 20, 2013
"Eat Nuts, Live Longer"
November 17, 2013
"Stop Heart Attacks and Strokes: Best Advice"
[Exercise daily, don't smoke and control blood pressure]
November 12, 2013
From the Library . . .
"Experts Reshape Treatment Guide for Cholesterol"
E-news: We want to get your attention so you can take advantage of some of the great resources available at the THI library.
- PubMed "sort by relevance" can save you time.
- Drinking tea can make you warm and cozy and help your heart.
- Thousands of journals are accessible for free with the right connections.
- Celebrate Thanksgiving the healthy way.
Come by the library for a class, a journal, a book, or to get help from a staff member. Read the November issue ... E-news.
Best Books: Several new books are highlighted on the best books page, focused this month on cardiac arrhythmias. Visit the Library or use the catalog to check out our full collection.
If you would like to submit your favorite picks or share a book review, contact Rebecca Ajtai, Coordinator of Library Services.
Updated December 5, 2013