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solar-powered patient assistance phone
The NIH recently installed a new solar-powered patient assistance phone at the Gateway Visitor Center campus entrance to help patients arriving by foot from Metro find the appropriate entrance and route to the Clinical Center after hours and on weekends.
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November 2015

In this issue:
Native American scholars bring research to tribal communities
Clever costumes and trick-or-treating bring Halloween to patients
Doppman Memorial Lecture showcases better ways to diagnose cardiovascular disorders

Dr. Carlos Zarate presents on relief from depression, suicidal ideation
On Oct. 28, Dr. Carlos Zarate preĀ­sented a lecture as part of the annual Astute Clinician Lecture series held at the Clinical Center. The lecture was titled Relief from Severe Depression and Suicidal Ideation Within Hours: from Synapses to Symptoms. Since 1998, scientists, such as Zarate, have had the honor of speaking at the lecture series because they have obĀ­served an unusual clinical occurrence, and by investigating it, have opened an important new avenue of research. Read more of this story...

Fifth Floor art exhibit, "Lunch Bags from my Heart," showcases a former NIH staff member's creative and 'healthy distraction'
Dating as far back as the 1980s, Judy Weisberg packed lunch for her husband Bob to bring to work here at the Clinical Center. Like many others, he, too, enjoyed those peak hours of the day when we get to refuel our minds and hearts with tastes and satisfaction of home-cooked food. However, what was special about Bob's lunch was not only the meals, but the paper bags each was packed in. Read more of this story...

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