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Air pollution and health in Utah: free lecture at the Health Library

Dr. Richard Kanner will speak on air pollution in Utah, its health effects, and what we can do to improve our air quality. Dr. Kanner specializes in pulmonary function and rehabilitation, and in advance lung disease. He is a professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and has research interests […]

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EndNote for Mac workshops for spring 2012 semester

The next EndNote for Mac workshops will be offered: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. in HSEB 3515-A Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in HSEB 3515-B Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. in HSEB 3420 We will be covering EndNote X5, which can be purchased online or […]

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Technology sandbox session: getting started with an iPad

Getting Started with an iPad 2 Sandbox Session will be presented by John Bramble, Technology Coordinator for the NN/LM MCR on Monday, February 27, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. MT, 12:00 p.m. CT. Free online event, and iPad 2 not required.

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eScience and the Evolution of Library Services

Please join us for the 2012 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture on the topic of eScience and eResearch: When: Wednesday, February 22, 2012, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Where: George and Dolores Eccles Institute of Human Genetics Auditorium, 1st Floor Address: 15 North 2030 East, Salt Lake City, UT Who: Bart Ragon, Associate Director for Knowledge Integration, […]

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“Go Viral to Improve Health” challenge for interdisciplinary teams

Challenge by Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Engineering to students: create an app that addresses the nation’s pressing health issues, and win prize money!

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Can texting be used to keep teens from becoming depressed?

New study shows promise that depression prevention programs delivered via text messages can be effective in reducing teenage depression and the challenges often associated with it.

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Pharmacy health literacy resources

Story demonstrating the importance of health literacy with regards to patients and their prescriptions, and resources to assist pharmacists with this challenge.

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National public education campaign: “Make the Call. Don’t Miss a Beat.”

A woman suffers a heart attack every 60 seconds in the United States. Yet according to a 2009 American Heart Association survey, only half of women indicated they would call 9-1-1 if they thought they were having a heart attack, and few were aware of the most common heart attack symptoms. The Make the Call. […]

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Seminar series on aging continues

On Mondays for the upcoming weeks the Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program, College of Social Work, and the W.D. Goodwill Initiatives in Aging and University of Utah Center on Aging are sponsoring a series of  seminars on the topic of aging. They will be held from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in HSEB 2120, and are free and […]

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Using a puzzle to teach about Kawasaki’s Disease

Using a puzzle cube as a low-tech teaching tool about Kawasaki Disease.

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