Some 25 miles outside of St. Louis, on a hill overlooking the Meramec River near Valley Park, there once operated a convalescent hospital for children. Overseen by St. Louis Children’s Hospital, this hospital on 127 acres in the Missouri woods was officially called the Country Department of the St. Louis Children’s Hospital, but was commonly known as Ridge Farm.
Do you pay any attention to the title pages in your books, or do you just skip past them to get to the text? Most of today’s books have the title and author printed right on the cover o
There are many mobile apps available to help learn about infectious diseases, aid in diagnosis, and educate patients and consumers.
Join us for the next session in the Consent Workshop Series – Building A Better Consent For Children in Clinical Research
The transition from summer to fall is a great time to take action and protect your health by getting vaccinated, the process that leads to immunization so that you are protected from diseases.
This fascinating 18th century natural history journal is in the Rare Medical Periodicals Collection of the Bernard Becker Medical Library (7). This journal was published by the oldest nationa
The Gustavus Richard Brown lecture notes in our archives include four notebooks of lectures made by Gustavus R. Brown while he was a student at the University of Edinburgh Medical School in 1766-1768. The four volumes in the collection are: 1-2. Lectures on physiology by William Cullen, 1766-1767; 3. Cullen’s practice [of physic] by William Cullen, and 4. [Read more]
On January 21, 2012 Timothy Gowers, a mathematician at Cambridge University, pronounced in his blog that he would no longer act as an editor, reviewer, or author for Elsevier published journals and urged others to follow his lead. His actions were in response to Elsevier’s business practices – particularly their high journal prices, aggressive bundling and negotiating [Read more]