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Jun

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NPA/NHMA Webinar: Heart Disease Prevention and Treatment Disparities

Posted by on June 29th, 2018 0 comments

This webinar in July on Heart Disease Prevention and Treatment Disparities hosted by NPA/NHMA will provide an overview of heart disease and its impact on the Hispanic community.

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health

Jun

29

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NLM Announces New Version of TOXMAP!

Posted by on June 29th, 2018 0 comments

A new version of TOXMAP is now available from the National Library of Medicine which does not require browser plug-ins and provides improved usability on mobile devices.

Posted in: Environmental Health, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health

Jun

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Webinar: Innovations in Patient Engagement to Improve Patient Safety

Posted by on June 29th, 2018 0 comments

A live webcast sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN) on Innovations in Patient Engagement to Improve Patient Safety in Primary Care Teach-Back. . .

Posted in: Public Health, Webinars

Jun

27

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Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes for People Living with HIV

Posted by on June 27th, 2018 0 comments

To provide state officials with tools and resources, including issue briefs, webinars and presentations, the National Academy for State Health Policy — in cooperation with the Health Resources and Services Administration, and partnerships with 19 states — has made available an updated toolkit, State Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes for People Living with HIV. Resources included are… Read More »

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Public Health

Jun

27

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Promoting Safety From Opioid Overdose

Posted by on June 27th, 2018 0 comments

The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has updated their Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit for 2018. The toolkit provides an outline for comunity members to understand the scope of opioid overdose and how to address it. The toolkit includes such topics as: strategies to prevent overdose deaths, recommended steps for first responders,… Read More »

Posted in: Substance Addiction and Misuse

Jun

27

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Girls on the Run Inclusion Pilot Project

Posted by on June 27th, 2018 0 comments

Research shows that for youth with a disability, the lack of physical activity is higher. These youth have a 35% higher occurrence of overweight and the increased risk for secondary conditions that go along with obesity. While after school programs provide opportunities for more exercise and physical activity, the options for children with disabilities to… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens

Jun

25

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ToxTutor’s Continuing Education Options

Posted by on June 25th, 2018 0 comments

ToxTutor is a self-paced tutorial for those who use the National Library of Medicine’s toxicology databases. This tutorial covers concepts such as dose response, interactions, risk assessment and exposure. This course is approved for three contact hours for California Registered Environmental Health Specialists (REHSs) and National Environmental Health Association’s (NEHA) REHS/RSs.

Posted in: General

Jun

25

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Social Determinants of Health Statistics in AtlasPlus

Posted by on June 25th, 2018 0 comments

CDC’s AtlasPlus is a database of health statistics for public health professionals, policymakers, community leaders, researchers, students, and those interested in HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs or tuberculosis. This database provides statistics on these conditions at the state and county level. AtlasPlus was recently updated to include eleven new indicator related to HIV and indicators that… Read More »

Posted in: General

Jun

25

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Advancing Obesity Solutions Through Investments in the Built Environment: Proceedings of a Workshop

Posted by on June 25th, 2018 0 comments

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report titled, Advancing Obesity Solutions Through Investments in the Built Environment: Proceedings of a Workshop describes the proceedings of a workshop related to obesity and the built environment. This report explains that throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, weight gain has increased as access to healthy foods… Read More »

Posted in: General

Jun

20

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Improving Access to Disaster Health Information

Posted by on June 20th, 2018 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine released a new design for the Disaster Information Management Research Center website and the Disaster Lit® database.  The new design improves access to key resources on natural and man-made disasters, as well as public health emergencies such as emerging infectious diseases. You will also find disaster apps and other mobile-based… Read More »

Posted in: General, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Websites

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