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Dartmouth Library System Change

On June 12, the Dartmouth College Library is transitioning to a new catalog system. We do not expect this change to substantially affect our users, though you will notice that the interface to search for books looks different. However, once the migration is complete any bookmarked links to your library account, the library catalog search, or specific journal or book records will no longer work and will need to be updated. DartDoc, Borrow Direct, and links directly into databases are not affected. By the end of the week of the June 12, a new catalog search box should be visible on the Biomedical Libraries website that you can use to search for items and update your bookmarked links.

DHMC Loop Road Construction and Parking Update

As an update to the Loop Road construction project, there is a slight delay in starting phase 3 of the project, which means that the traffic pattern will continue in phase 2 until 5 pm on Tuesday, June 11. That means that the Lot 9 shuttle service will not change until that time as well. As of Wednesday, June 12, the Lot 9 shuttle service will only pick-up and drop-off at the North Tower shuttle stop.

Novel Scale Correlates Children’s Snacking Behaviors with External Food Cues

Novel Scale Correlates Children’s Snacking Behaviors with External Food Cues

Preliminary evidence from a new national Dartmouth study suggests that external food cue responsiveness is measurable by parental report in preschool-age children. Responsiveness was greater among children with, versus without, usual TV advertisement exposure. These results may provide a better understanding of how an obesogenic food environment shapes the development of children’s eating behaviors at a young age.

How Obamacare, Medicare and ‘Medicare for All’ Muddy the Campaign Trail – Kaiser Health News

Read article – Ellen Meara, professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and adjunct professor in economics, is quoted in an article about the issue of health care reform as the 2020 election approaches, and how Medicare for All is a proposal that has emerged as an early favorite. (Also picked up by NBC News.)