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Tamales and the Tamalada: a Christmas Tradition

Posted by: Jennifer Harbster

During the holiday season there are many diverse traditions.  One food that is traditional in many Latine households is tamales, prepared at a tamalada, or tamale making party.  Tamales are a Mesoamerican dish made with nixtimalized cornmeal dough—masa—steamed in a cornmeal husk, or banana leaf, and seasoned with cheese, beans, meats, and other flavors. 

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Cancer Moonshot Panel Webinar will Discuss Forecasting Cancer Diagnostics and Treatment for the Future on December 6, 2022

Posted by: Sean Bryant

On Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 10:30a.m. EST, on Zoom, the Library of Congress will host a Library Health Services Division sponsored, virtual panel discussion on advancements in cancer prevention, detection, and treatment. The event will bring together White House Cancer Moonshot Initiative representative, Dr. Danielle Carnival, and leading scientists, Dr. G.P. Yeh, Dr. Hans-Georg Rammensee and Dr. Louis Weiner.