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NLM’s 2019 In/Out List

We made it! Another year is upon us, and with it, a sense of anticipation for what’s to come. We’re not those who can just wait for time to tell its tale, however, so we’ve put on our prognosticator’s hat, peered into the future, and come up with our list of what’s in for the…

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Hamilton and Yellow Fever: The Library Where It Happens

The year was 1793. The place was Philadelphia, which was at that time the nation’s capital. The city was thriving. And so was a dangerous disease called yellow fever. Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton would contract it. As would the prominent physician and founding father Benjamin Rush. George Washington didn’t get it. He fled…

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2018’s Seasons of Stories from NLM in Focus

Happy New Year! As we look back at 2018, we’d like to share a few NLM in Focus stories about some of the people and services from the National Library of Medicine that are making a difference in scientific discovery and public health. Winter 2018 We posted a profile of Dr. Kira Makarova of NCBI,…