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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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November 5, 2014
"Increased Risk Found for People With Even 'Minor' Narrowing of Heart Arteries"

November 5, 2014
"Certain Painkillers Tied to Raised Risk of Death after Stroke"
[COX-2 Inhibitors found to negatively affect mortality in stroke patients]

October 24, 2014
"Surgeons Transplant Heart That Had Stopped Beating"

October 7, 2014
"Heart Health and "Lifelong Exercise Dose": More is better for a flexible left ventricle"

September 27, 2014
"I Thought It Was Just Stress, Until It Broke My Heart"

September 26, 2014
"The Woman's Heart Attack"

September 24, 2014
"How to Prevent Four of Five Heart Attacks"

September 18, 2014
"Your Surgeon Seems Qualified, but Can He Type?"

September 17, 2014
"Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Trigger Blood Sugar Risks"
[Bacteria in your gut might determine whether saccharin triggers glucose intolerance]

 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 Latest 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.




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