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Appy Hour, Friday, December 12, 4:30-5:30pm

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Friday, December 12, 2014, 4:30-5:30 PM Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Relax and chat with your colleagues before heading home for the weekend. Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. Featured App: MyFitnessPal Presentation at 4:45 PM by Lisa Carcelli, Special Project […]

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Appy Hour, Friday, October 10, 4:30-6:00pm*

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Friday, October 10, 2014, 4:30-6:00 PM* Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Relax and chat with your colleagues before heading home for the weekend. Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. Featured: Open EHR and Doodle Health Swapnil Sawant and Travis Turner, students […]

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Appy Hour- Friday, June 6, 4:00-5:30pm

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Friday, June 6, 2014, 4-5:30 PM Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Relax and chat with your colleagues before heading home for the weekend. Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. An APP (or two) will be highlighted. The featured app is ABG […]

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2014 Free Lecture Series: Spring into Fitness

Active Doctors and Nurses: Motivation From University of Utah Health Care Staff Friday, May 30th, noon–1 p.m. HSEB 4100B Speakers: Bethany Lewis, M.D., Instructor, Department of Dermatology Bethany is an avid runner, pursuing competitive ultrarunning. She also cross country skis and, has dabbled in ski-mountaineering racing. Christopher Hull, M.D., Instructor, Department of Dermatology Christopher is […]

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Multi-Cultural Family Health Fair & Conference

Saturday August 24th 10am—2pm Family Conference Nutrition and Culture Physical Activity & the impact of Inactivity Mindfulness emotional well-being Bring the kids! Fun & educational activities for children (4-11), and Youth (12-18) …. food …. booths …. giveaways …. prizes! Calvary Baptist Church 1090 S. State Street SLC, UT 84111 Call 801-355-1025 for more information […]

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2013 Free Lecture Series: Spine Health in the Workplace

This free lecture will teach about basic spine anatomy and proper posture.  Learn how to keep your spine healthy (or get it healthy again!) while at work. Shawnee Haws received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Utah in 2005, and is a certified Pilates instructor and educator.  Her current clinical practice includes […]

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20 years of The Cochrane Collaboration: Looking back on the search for evidence

Watch the video of a retrospective of The Cochrane Collaboration’s beginnings and achievements of the past two decades.

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Hidden Treasure: A weird and wonderful collection

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a collection of more than 17 million items and their new book, Hidden Treasure, showcases a collection of rare and surprising pieces found in the collection. Michael Sappol is the editor of this fascinating collection and a curator-historian at NLM. Among […]

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What’s your community health literacy profile, eh?

New interactive map showing health literacy levels across Canada.

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Health literacy and prevalence of stroke: interpreting a CDC report

The number of strokes nationwide has decreased little in the last four years, and regional and socio-economic disparities are strong indicators of their continued prevalence, according to the CDC.

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