No Longer Just about Lyme Disease

Illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites have tripled in the last 15 years, but even more alarming is that nine new germs spread by these insects have been discovered in the United States alone (CDC, Illnesses on the Rise, 2018).

Hiking year-round is a favorite hobby of mine. But as the summer approaches and tights . . . → Read More: No Longer Just about Lyme Disease

New Books: May 2018

Highlighted titles from the newest additions to the HSL Collection: You can find these books on the shelf, to the right, when entering the library. A full list of new titles can be found online.

How healing works : get well and stay well using your hidden power to heal, by Wayne Jonas. . . . → Read More: New Books: May 2018

Henry Stewart Talks: New for May!

This month’s release to The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection includes the launch of a new series titled Gene-drives and Active Genetics, which will explore various techniques including the latest CRISP-CAS9 generation, their clinical and research applications and their future potential. The series opens with talks on Population modification of malaria vector mosquitoes, Ecological considerations . . . → Read More: Henry Stewart Talks: New for May!

58 New Acid-Base Disturbance Cases Added to AccessMedicine

AccessMedicine has recently published 58 new cases available at Acid-Base Disturbance Cases.  These are progressive, complex cases appropriate for the advanced medical student and resident level physician.  These cases cover double and triple acid-base disturbances, and each question builds on the previous question.  The questions are multiple choice and each one must be answered before . . . → Read More: 58 New Acid-Base Disturbance Cases Added to AccessMedicine

Remember the Earth!

April 22nd marks the 48th year of Earth Day! Earth Day began in 1970, as a reaction to Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring publication. Carson’s book exposed the hazards of pollution on health and the environment and catapulted the environmental movement.

This year’s campaign focuses on the reduction of plastic waste in our ecosystem. Though . . . → Read More: Remember the Earth!