In 2006, Stuart Slavin began work on an initiative to improve medical student well-being at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. The project was created with a simple model – three components guided the well-being initiative: (1) Reduce unnecessary stressors and […]
Go ahead – turn up those Christmas carols! It turns out there is a real connection between music and health and wellness. The most recent issue of the MedlinePlus magazine includes an interview with the well-known soprano, Renée Fleming, in which she talks about […]
Written by Marcia Francis, SW Clinical Campus Librarian The U.S. National Library of Medicine is developing PubMed 2.0 and is asking for your feedback. New searching features and improved mobile functionality are being added to the test website, PubMed Labs, on a regular […]
Written by experienced science journalists and field experts, the Retraction Watch blog has reported on retractions of scientific papers for over eight years. As a complement to their blog, the authors have launched a searchable database of more than 18,000 […]
Did you know that Thanksgiving has also been declared National Family Health History Day? Learn more in this blog post by one of the UND health sciences librarians.
The majority of women in the medical profession have faced harassing and demeaning treatment by patients and many of these incidents go unreported. Women feel they can handle it or they make excuses for their patients, but in the #MeToo […]
Everyone loves a juicy retractions story, right? Apparently this prominent food researcher may have falsified loads of data. Ever heard of “p-hacking”?
Maintenance of Certification is a program of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG). To assist physicians, all articles from the January, May, and August reading lists for the current year will be linked on the Obstetrics & Gynecology […]
Banned Book Week is next week – September 23-29. Banned Books Week is the annual celebration of the freedom to read and a time for librarians, teachers, book sellers, and readers of all levels to advocate for free and open access […]
Not all apps are created equal. Before you download a health and wellness or medical information app, give it the SUSPECT test. Seeking – Why are you searching for an app? Does this app do something you want or need? Usability – […]