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Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit

Posted by on January 23rd, 2017 0 comments

Rural Health Information Hub has created a new toolkit: Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment. Like other evidence-based toolkits on the site, the Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit provides models for programs, evaluation tools and sustainability resources. Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment: https://nnlm.gov/bhic/a07s

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Rural

Jan

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Climate Change, Health, and Populations of Concern

Posted by on January 23rd, 2017 0 comments

From the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): “EPA has developed communication materials that summarize key points from the U.S. Climate and Health Assessment for eight different populations that are disproportionately affected by climate change impacts. The agency is providing these materials for use and modification for anyone seeking to communicate the health impacts of climate change to… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Chronic Disease, Environmental Health, Public Health, Senior

Jan

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Healthy You: Memory loss

Posted by on January 23rd, 2017 0 comments

This month’s Healthy You feature from the American Public Health Association addresses memory loss. Healthy You tipsheets can be shared at outreach events and other venues and are available in English, Spanish and “Quick Facts” versions. Memory loss: Just a sign of aging, or something more? (Healthy You): https://nnlm.gov/bhic/0w8r MedlinePlus has additional information about on the… Read More »

Posted in: Senior

Jan

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CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers™

Posted by on January 18th, 2017 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers™ ads will continue in 2017 encouraging smokers to quit through messages from real people whose lives were negatively affected by smoking.  Beginning on January 9 through the first half of 2017 these ads will run nationally on broadcast and cable TV, in magazines… Read More »

Posted in: General, Public Health

Jan

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CDC's Tips From Former Smokers™

Posted by on January 18th, 2017 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers™ ads will continue in 2017 encouraging smokers to quit through messages from real people whose lives were negatively affected by smoking.  Beginning on January 9 through the first half of 2017 these ads will run nationally on broadcast and cable TV, in magazines… Read More »

Posted in: General, Public Health

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January is National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

Posted by on January 18th, 2017 0 comments

January is National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month.  To learn more about TBI go to the MedlinePlus topic page, Traumatic Brain Injury  https://nnlm.gov/bhic/0tiq or the Kid’s Health topic page, Cold, Ice and Snow Safety https://nnlm.gov/bhic/kqpn  

Posted in: Children and Teens, General, Public Health

Jan

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Health Equity Change Makers

Posted by on January 18th, 2017 0 comments

From the Office of Minority Health, Health Equity Change Makers is a program that was developed for people to share their personal stories that “illustrate the far-reaching impact of health disparities — and the ways that we all, as individuals, in our families and communities, and as a nation — are making change happen every… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Public Health

Jan

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Native STAND Educator Training Program

Posted by on January 12th, 2017 0 comments

Native Students Together Against Negative Decisions (STAND) is a culturally-relevant, inter-tribal curriculum for high school-aged (14-18 years old) teens that draws on cultural teachings and values from across Indian Country. The curriculum holistically addresses healthy decision-making and develops knowledge and skills for healthy relationships and self-esteem, preventing STDs and early pregnancy, and avoiding substance abuse…. Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Minority Health Concerns, Scholarships and Grants

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ONESearch of health services research

Posted by on January 12th, 2017 0 comments

National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) released NICHSR ONESearch. This consolidated search site allows researchers to search two unique databases and two specialized web portals with one simple search: Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj) – information about ongoing health services research and public health projects Health Services… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Jan

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Tool for Shared Decision Making for Opioid Use Disorder

Posted by on January 11th, 2017 0 comments

The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released an online, interactive, shared decision-making tool for people with, or seeking recovery from, opioid use disorder. The Decisions in Recovery and accompanying handbook are designed to help people learn about treatment options for opioid use disorder so they can work with their health care… Read More »

Posted in: General

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