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School’s in Session!

Posted by on August 21st, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

August signals back to school season for many families and communities! While finding books and supplies may be at the top of people’s checklists, health should be a leading priority as well. LatinX and Spanish speaking families may encounter difficulties finding materials to learn more about health topics or discuss them with teachers, healthcare providers,… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, General

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Periods – Let’s End the Stigma.

Posted by on August 21st, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

Migraines, constipation, diarrhea, painful sexual intercourse – all possible issues menstruators, or people who menstruate, may experience.  For those unfamiliar with the word, menstruators is a gender-inclusive term to address the fact that non-binary, gender nonconforming, and trans people menstruate as well. A PubMed Central search for “trans gender AND menstruation” retrieves 866 results, compared… Read More »

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Improving the Health, Safety, and Well-being of LGBTQ+ Populations

Posted by on August 21st, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

The NNLM New England Region is offering a webinar on Improving the Health, Safety, and Well-being of LGBTQ+ Populations tomorrow, 08/22/19 at 8 AM/HT , 11 AM PT , 1 PM CT , 2 PM ET.  This webinar is aimed at librarians, healthcare professionals, and the general public who wish to learn about the healthcare… Read More »

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Noisy Planet Offers a Teacher Toolkit!

Posted by on August 13th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

Noisy Planet is pleased to offer a Teacher Toolkit, an easy-to-use online resource to help educators teach children in grades 2 through 6 about the causes and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss. The science-based classroom presentation explains what sound is, how sound travels through the ear, how loud sounds can damage hearing over time, and… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens

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Say It Out Loud: Speaking With Teens About Mental Health

Posted by on August 13th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

Raising awareness by sharing information and starting conversations about mental health is key in reducing stigma and increasing the likelihood that teens will seek mental health care when they need it. NAMI created Say it Out Loud toolkit to get teens talking about mental health. Say it Out Loud gives adults the tools they need… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health

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Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation Guide

Posted by on August 13th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

The 48 page booklet Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation Guide is a consumer publication from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society that explains the processes involved with stem cell transplantation for the treatment of leukemia and other forms of blood cancers. It describes side effects that can occur as a result of the treatment, suggestions for… Read More »

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