Category Archives: Outreach

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 @ 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: 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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Read More About It @ The Brickell Library: Healthcare Careers

It’s a new year!  Maybe you have made a new year’s resolution to change jobs?  According to US Bureau of Labor Statistics “healthcare occupations and industries are projected to add the most new jobs between 2012 – 2022”.  Healthcare appears … Continue reading

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Read More About It @ The Brickell Library: Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Are you feeling tired?  Sure it could be just that it’s winter or maybe even the holiday season.  It could be a sleep disorder.  It could be Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  Sleep apnea is “a potentially serious sleep disorder in which … Continue reading

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