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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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July 29, 2014
"Endurance Runners 10 Times More Likely to Die of Heat Stroke than Cardiac Events"

July 28, 2014
"Even a 5-Minute Run Can Help Prevent Heart Disease"
[Runners lowered cardiovascular risk by 45% over nonrunners]

July 25, 2014
"Parents of Obese Kids Aren't Always Willing to Admit Their Child Has a Health Problem"

July 11, 2014
"Boring TV Shows Make You Eat 52% More"

July 10, 2014
"Extreme Fat Photos May Undermine Message on Overweight Risk"

July 10, 2014
"Deaths from Cancer and Heart Disease Surge in Developing Countries, but Funding Hasn't Caught Up"
[the World Health Organization reports that noncommunicable diseases are poised to be a major issue in developing nations]

July 1, 2014
"A Misspent Youth Doesn't Doom You to Heart Disease"

June 18, 2014
"In Single Gene, a Path to Fight Heart Attacks"
[Two studies find gene mutations that lower triglycerides and lower heart attack risk]

June 16, 2014
"You Probably Know Less About Cholesterol Than You Think You Do. Here's Some Help."


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.



Updated May 8, 2014
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