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Four short instructional videos to introduce you to key information about how to best use the library website, access library resources, and contact subject specialist librarians.

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The Digging is the Least Thing of All: Health & Medicine at the Panama Canal

The tremendous public health infrastructure necessary before and during Panama Canal construction evolved into an equally monumental and vital system designed to protect the Canal’s functioning and keep the people operating it safe from injury and disease. Individuals living at the Canal had typical healthcare needs, but they also faced unique and significant challenges brought on by their location at the crossroads of global trade.

Nelly Iberra checks the blood pressure of an elderly Panama Canal resident in her office

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