Two Must Reads for the Aspiring Medical Professional

There are many reasons why people choose certain careers they hope will provide meaning, challenges, and joy. It can be a parent, sibling, best friend, film, or story that spoke to them and said, “yes, this is what you should do for the rest of your life.” Regardless of how fulfilled we are in . . . → Read More: Two Must Reads for the Aspiring Medical Professional

The Good and the Bad Science Behind Nutrition

New in the Library:

For those who are not familiar with Gary Taubes, he has been writing, studying, and discussing nutrition science for more than 10 years. He is a controversial figure in nutrition research:

“[Taubes] delivers another convincing book… Fascinating and illuminating.” —Library Journal

“[Taubes’s work . . . → Read More: The Good and the Bad Science Behind Nutrition

Henrietta Lacks and the Tissue Rights Crisis

For many in the medical community the story of Henrietta Lacks, the progenitor of the HeLa cell, had been little known, until the publication of Rebecca Skloot’s book: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Written in 2010, Skloot takes us through the life and times of Henrietta whose extraordinary cancer cells changed history.

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May is Mental Health Month

Mental health is an important part of a person’s overall health and should not be overlooked. If you are feeling sad, depressed, or anxious talk with a friend, professor, or colleague to discuss what your feeling and to help guide you in the right direction.  Remember that when times are tough you do not have . . . → Read More: May is Mental Health Month

New Computers!

Thank you for your patience last week as our Systems Department installed NEW PCs in the Library’s Novich Lab (Room 108). These are All-in-One PCs (the same as in the Mastronardi Information Center) with MS Office suite, Write-n-Cite for Endnote Online and Refworks installed.

Students will enjoy the larger screens as they work individually, in groups, . . . → Read More: New Computers!