As planned, PubMed’s new interface is up and running. Reviews are mixed, but certainly all the features of the old PubMed are present. Thanks to my colleague Dean Giustini for pointing out this great video from the University of Manitoba Health Sciences Libraries.

“Global life expectancy could be increased by nearly five years by

addressing five factors affecting health – childhood underweight, unsafe sex,

alcohol use, lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene, and high blood

pressure, according to a report published by WHO today.”

Read the story from the Vancouver Sun here

WHO news release

Link to index page – GLOBAL HEALTH RISKS: Mortality and burden of disease attributable to selected major risks

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