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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April 9, 2014
"Fruits and Vegetables: What Grandma Never Taught You"
April 8, 2014
"Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your New Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?"
[Legumes may lower LDL cholesterol and thus reduce heart disease]
April 7, 2014
"Heart Disease is Declining in Rich Countries but not Poorer Ones"
April 3, 2014
"Heart Disease Haunted Mummies, Too"
March 31, 2014
"How Much Fruits & Veggies Should We Eat?"
[Seven portions, not five, might be better at warding off disease]
March 28, 2014
"Early Start to Heart Disease? The Cure Might Be Veggies"
[Even young kids have early warning signs of heart disease]
March 27, 2014
"Tragedies Do Cause 'Broken Heart Syndrome' "
March 25, 2014
"Keeping Baby Weight Can Harm Heart Health"
[Women who don't lose "baby weight" within the first year run risks]
From the Library . . .
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 April 15, 2014