February is National Heart Month

Heart disease is the number one cause of death for both men and women in the United States. It is an equal opportunity killer which claims about 610,000 each year—that’s 1 in every 4 deaths. By living a healthy lifestyle, you can help keep your blood pressure, cholesterol, and sugar normal and lower your risk for… Keep Reading

Valentine’s Day Health

“Valentine’s Day is a great time to celebrate love and can be a reminder to make healthy choices part of your everyday life. Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day on your own or with someone else, take steps to be a healthy valentine.” – CDC  Valentine’s Day Health & Valentine’s Day Tips

Spread the Love Food Drive

The University Staff Advisory Council is working with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to SPREAD THE LOVE. During this event, we will be collecting canned items from Wednesday, February 1 – Tuesday, February 28. Feel free to donate ANY canned good item, but know that Second Harvest is most in need of peanut… Keep Reading

Mental Health and Well-being Campaign Kickoff Event

The university will officially kick off “GO THERE,” a campus wide campaign to promote brave dialogue and honest self-reflection toward creating a campus culture that invests in and supports the mental health and wholeness of every member of the Vanderbilt community. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend the event scheduled from 11 a.m. to… Keep Reading

Let’s Help the Furry Animals this Holiday Season

Donation box for the Nashville Humane Association’s pet supply drive right inside the front doors of Eskind BioMedical Library Donations are being accepted until December 13, 2016. Needed Items Milk Bones Sm/Med/Lg Towels/Blankets Newspaper 13 Gallon/55 Gallon Trash Bags Sensitive Stomach Dry and Canned Cat Food Sensitive Stomach Dry and Canned Dog Food Grain Free Dog… Keep Reading

CDC’s Holiday Health and Safety Tips

Wash hands your hands often Bundle up for warmth Manage stress Don’t drink and drive Be smoke free Fasten belts while driving Get exams and screenings Get your vaccinations Monitor the children Practice fire safety Prepare dinner safely Eat well and get moving

Great American Smokeout

About 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. As of 2013, there were also 12.4 million cigar smokers in the US, and over 2.3 million who smoke tobacco in pipes — other dangerous and addictive forms of tobacco…. Keep Reading

Training on New Website

Individual and department training is available on navigating and using the new website. Please contact Philip Walker (philip.d.walker@vanderbilt.edu) or Rachel Walden (rachel.l.walden@vanderbilt.edu).

Quick Tips for New Website

Find Electronic Journals in the Search Library icon at the top of the page. The Ejournals is the 4th tab. Ejournals can be searched by title or browsed by subject.  To browse by subject click the search button and then click the subject tab.