Category Archives: Consumer Health

Read More About It @ The Brickell Library: Art Therapy

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the mental health field?  One career path that may interest you is Art Therapy.  The American Art Therapy Association  defines Art Therapy as “a mental health profession in which clients, facilitated by … Continue reading

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Read More About It @ The Brickell Library: Sleep & Health

Did you know that sleep is important to your health?   According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH): National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute “Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, … Continue reading

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Read More About It @ The Brickell Library: Psoriasis

Psoriasis is   the most common auto immune disease and affects up to 7.5 million Americas.  Although scientists continue to focus on a cure the exact causes of this auto immune disease remains a bit of a mystery  “Scientists believe that … Continue reading

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Read More About It @ The Brickell Library: Ticks & Your Health

It’s the summer time!  Who doesn’t like to spend time in their yard, or in the woods, fields and mountains of Virginia. The CDC reports ticks can be found “in moist and humid environments, particularly in or near wooded or … Continue reading

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 Read More About it @ Brickell Library: Anatomy

Anatomy falls within the field of Biology and may be defined as “the science concerned with the shape, structure and the relationship of parts of organisms”.  The word “Anatomy” is Greek in origins, ana – meaning up and tome meaning … Continue reading

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Read More About It @ The Brickell Library: Ebola

We have been hearing news stories about Ebola daily capturing the attention of the nation. According for the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) the 2014 outbreak of Ebola in the West Africa region is the largest ever recorded.The first … Continue reading

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Read More About it @ The Brickell Library: Type 1 Diabetes

Did you know that there are two types of Diabetes? Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes. “As many as 3 million Americans may have Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)”. Although there is no known cure for Type 1 Diabetes, EVMS … Continue reading

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