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May

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Digital Literacy Tools and Resources from PLA

Posted by on May 26th, 2020 0 comments

LinkedIn Learning for Libraries LinkedIn Learning, formerly Lynda.com, is excited to share that after continued discussions with the library community over the past few months, it’s taking the first steps toward building a new LinkedIn Learning library product that’s dedicated to serving the needs of library customers and patrons. While LinkedIn works to develop this… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Public Library, Webinars, Websites

May

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May 27th is National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Posted by on May 26th, 2020 0 comments

May 27, 2020 is the 27th annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day. It is extremely important to continue a healthy and active lifestyle as one ages. In a recent study, researchers concluded that higher daily step counts were associated with lower mortality risk from all causes. They found that, compared with taking 4,000 steps… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Health Information, Senior

May

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Introduction to Mindfulness: Nourishing Ourselves in These Times

Posted by on May 26th, 2020 0 comments

Join the NNLM for a free webinar on May 27 at 1:00PM CT. In light of the COVID crisis, this Zoom presentation blends learning, participant sharing, and brief practices: straw breathing, gentle stretching, guided meditation, silent sit, and gratitude. Emphasis is on strengthening our collective immune system and our responsibility (response+ability) to sharpen self-regulation skills… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Mental Health, Webinars

May

21

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Boletín Mi MedlinePlus

Posted by on May 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

¡Ya salió el último número del Boletín Mi MedlinePlus! Lea sobre la vitamina D, los riesgos de doble dosis de acetaminofén y la importancia de lavar sus manos, un importante paso preventivo para detener la propagación de gérmenes. The latest issue of Boletín Mi MedlinePlus , the Spanish version of the My MedlinePlus newsletter, is… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information

May

21

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COVID-19 and Health Inequities

Posted by on May 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, so does the propagation of information about the health equity issues and disparities marginalized communities experience. The American Medical Association (AMA) created a web page dedicated to the topic of health equity, with resources about the impact on marginalized and minority communities, including racial and ethnic minorities and those with… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health

May

21

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JUNTOS radio: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted by on May 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

En éste episodio de JUNTOS radio tenemos a un invitado muy especial, el médico especialista en medicina interna: Armando Villanueva y hablaremos sobre algunas de las dudas que hay respecto al Coronavirus. ¡No te lo pierdas! On this episode of JUNTOS Radio, we have a very special invited guest, Armando Villanueva, a specialized Internal Medicine… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Health Information Literacy

May

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Migraine Trainer app

Posted by on May 12th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , ,

Do you experience migraines? You’re not alone. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), about 12% of the U.S. population experiences migraines and occur in both children and adults. Migraines may seem random, but there are many factors that might cause them, including stress, certain foods, and too much or too… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Chronic Disease, Health Information

May

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Healthy Eating Research Nutrition Guidelines for the Charitable Food System

Posted by on May 12th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

This report, prepared by Healthy Eating Research, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, presents recommendations for evidence-based nutrition guidelines tailored to the unique needs and capacity of the charitable food system. The intent of these recommendations is to improve the quality of foods in food banks and pantries in order to increase… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Health Information

May

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Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities Toolkit

Posted by on May 12th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities Toolkit compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support organizations implementing programs to address social determinants of health in rural communities across the United States. This toolkit will supplement and expand on previous work in this area including the Rural Health Information Hub Social Determinants of… Read More »

Posted in: Rural

May

07

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Social Media Posts on Mental Health from NIMH

Posted by on May 7th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, an important opportunity to share information about mental health. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) provides education and awareness resources, including images and messages to share on social media. Topics for these ready-made social media posts include Anxiety Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Coping with… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Mental Health

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