Author Archives: Jennifer Domingo

World Hepatitis Day – 28 July

Hepatitis B is a viral infection that attacks the liver. It is “most commonly transmitted from mother to child during birth and delivery as well as through contact with blood or other body fluids during sex with an infected partner, … Continue reading

A personal story to mark Mental Health Week, 15 – 21 May 2023.

When my sister died over the Christmas period last year, I was left with a sense of guilt at the memory of our last encounters. She had asked constantly for me to accompany her to the theatre to watch The … Continue reading

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April is Stress Awareness Month

As we enter April and look forward to an Easter break, it is worth noting that this month is Stress Awareness Month. Stress “can influence our physical and psychological health, or more simply, too much stress can make you ill.” … Continue reading

Your well-being: a quick guide

What is well-being? According to Cambridge Dictionary, well-being is defined as “the state of feeling healthy and happy”. Why is well-being important? For the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, well-being is a “a positive outcome that is meaningful for … Continue reading

Tis burning

Cystitis – tis a nasty inflammation When you pee, tis a burning sensation Please do not desist, to the Chemist forthwith! But if the pain persists Despite medical reliefs To the GP, begone! Your pee tested, anon Warrant further investigation … Continue reading

A pause for menopause

(Meno)Pause for thought Embrace this time of life, ladies Embrace it with fear, trepidation, elation Embrace it anyway cos it ain’t going away. Embrace it cos it’s coming your way. Here are some stuff about it. Enjoy. Articles: LSHTM username … Continue reading

Dan Brown is in the Library!

Along with Forsyth, Mankell, Sting 🙂 and a few of your favourite fiction and other genre authors. Why not pop over to our Bookswap area in the Library foyer and have a gander? Take any book labelled “Bookswap” for as … Continue reading

The Library Dungeon

Lurking in the bowels of the School, hidden to all but library and archives staff, is this place. The Basement. What lies behind this cage? What fiendish creatures fester beyond the wire? These monsters! PhD Theses published in the years … Continue reading

An apple a day

No, not the brand, the actual fruit. Happy Apple Day! #AppleDay (21st October 2016) After you celebrate this humble fruit by consuming a few outside of library premises and boosting your nutrition, why not visit LSHTM Library and discover … Continue reading

Bubbles and kittens and puppies, oh my. Or exam worries and woes

Some innovative ways universities have introduced or are thinking of introducing to help relieve the stress of exams include: bubble wrap popping stations (University of Leicester student union),petting zoos (University of Bath) and even bouncy castles and massages (PETA’s alternatives … Continue reading

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