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19

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Get Your Heart in the Game

Posted by on October 19th, 2017 0 comments

Fall is a great season for sports fans. Baseball and soccer finish out their seasons and make way for hockey and football, both professional and college leagues. But those with risk of increased risk might need to be careful about how much they get into the game. A recent study released in the Canadian Journal… Read More »

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Oct

17

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Infection Control Week

Posted by on October 17th, 2017 0 comments

Every year, at least 2 million people in the U.S. become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a direct result of these infections. Bacteria adapt to the antibiotics designed to kill them, making our antibiotics less effective and limiting our treatment options. For more information on… Read More »

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Oct

10

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Liver Awareness Month

Posted by on October 10th, 2017 0 comments

October is Liver Awareness Month. The liver is the largest organ inside of the body. It has many important functions including digestion, storing energy, and removing poisons. Unfortunately, it may not show symptoms when it is in trouble. However, there are some warning signs, such as jaundice. There are many kinds of liver diseases and… Read More »

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Oct

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It’s Flu Shot Season

Posted by on October 5th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

As we make our way into fall, here’s your annual reminder to get your flu shot and protect yourself from the influenza virus this year. U.S. health officials are worried this year’s flu season could be particularly bad. Why? Australia’s flu season has already hit and strain H3N2 has been pretty impactful, especially to the… Read More »

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Oct

02

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National Medical Librarians Month 2017

Posted by on October 2nd, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

Happy National Medical Librarians Month! As the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region, we aim to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through increased access to health information. While our region makes up only Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas, there is an NNLM for every state, all… Read More »

Posted in: General (all entries), Medical Librarians Month

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