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!

Library Exhibit and Event Video: “The Nazi Origins of Pernkopf’s Anatomy Atlas”

On Tuesday afternoon, at the college’s Yom Hashoah event, Dr. Howard Israel, DDS, Adjunct Professor and course director for Pain and Anxiety Control at Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College, presented a lecture on “The Origins of Pernkopf’s Anatomy Atlas & the Role of Nazi Medicine in the Holocaust” to . . . → Read More: Library Exhibit and Event Video: “The Nazi Origins of Pernkopf’s Anatomy Atlas”

Leading Infectious Disease Resource Available from the Health Sciences Library

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While treating an adult organ transplantee for TB, you remember the standard four-drug therapy: Rifampin, Isoniazid, Pyrazinamide, and Ethambutol, along with vitamin B6. However, you do not recall enough about Rifampin, particularly about possible interactions with other medications. Where do you turn for the answer?  The Johns Hopkins ABX (Antibiotic) Guide offers fast, reliable . . . → Read More: Leading Infectious Disease Resource Available from the Health Sciences Library

Stone Barns Passes are Here!

 

Stone Barns passes are here!

As we move toward longer and warmer days, the Library offers weekend passes for access to Stone Barns Center For Food and Agriculture. Starting this weekend and for (almost) every Saturday and Sunday through mid-November, the Center’s weekend programming offers activities for adults and children that are . . . → Read More: Stone Barns Passes are Here!

Lessons to be Learned. Never to be Repeated.

In Hebrew, Yom HaShoah Ve-Hagevurah literally means “Day of the Holocaust and the Heroism.” This year it began at sundown on Wednesday, April 11 and ended yesterday evening.  It honors the 6 million, men, women, and children who were murdered by the authority of the Third Reich. It is a day that also pays tribute . . . → Read More: Lessons to be Learned. Never to be Repeated.