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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 21, 2014
"Sudden Cardiac Death Robs Many Years of Life"
[Years of potential life lost is high from sudden cardiac death (SCD)]
www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Arrhythmias/45350

April 16, 2014
"For Diabetics, Health Risks Fall Sharply"
[Heart attacks and strokes fall dramatically since 1990]
www.nytimes.com/2014/04/17/health/diabetes-complications-show-sharp-decline-report-finds.html

April 9, 2014
"Fruits and Vegetables: What Grandma Never Taught You"
www.huffingtonpost.com/john-berardi-phd/diet-and-nutrition_b_4934070.html

April 8, 2014
"Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your New Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?"
[Legumes may lower LDL cholesterol and thus reduce heart disease]
www.cbsnews.com/news/beans-lentils-peas-your-recipe-for-lower-cholesterol/

April 7, 2014
"Heart Disease is Declining in Rich Countries but not Poorer Ones"
theconversation.com/cardiovascular-disease-declines-in-rich-countries-but-poor-countries-suffer-more-25277

April 3, 2014
"Heart Disease Haunted Mummies, Too"
health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2014/04/03/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]
www.bbc.com/news/health-26818386

March 28, 2014
"Early Start to Heart Disease? The Cure Might Be Veggies"
[Even young kids have early warning signs of heart disease]
www.nbcnews.com/health/heart-health/early-start-heart-disease-veggies-may-be-cure-n65751


From the Library . . .

Read the L&LRC E-news 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.


Arrhythmia Essentials 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 22, 2014
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