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SciStarter

Posted by on January 25th, 2021 0 comments Tags:

Have you heard of SciStarter? If not, check them out here! They connect people to citizen science projects, citizen scientists and resources!  

Posted in: Websites

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Diversity in Medicine Book Discussion: The Beauty in Breaking

Posted by on January 25th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

Join us for a virtual NNLM Reading Club discussion of Michele Harper’s powerful memoir, The Beauty in Breaking. After a difficult childhood, a relationship rejection, and discrimination as an African American woman in a predominately white male profession, Dr. Harper reveals how every person is broken in one way or another. Harper shares how she self-healed… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

Jan

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NNLM Reading Club Presents…Resurrection Lily with author Amy Byer Shainman & Ellen Matloff, CGC

Posted by on January 25th, 2021 0 comments Tags:

Please join us as Amy Byer Shainman, also known as the BRCA Responder, discusses her book, Resurrection Lily: The BRCA Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers from the Grandmother I Never Knew: A Memoir. Ms. Shainman is a patient advocate who provides support and education surrounding BRCA and other hereditary cancer syndromes. She is also… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us

Jan

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Mental Health in 2021

Posted by on January 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

The Mental Health America (MHA) 2021 Report on the State of Mental Health in America is out. In the above links you will find a Collection of Data across all 50 states and the District of Columbia answering the following questions: How many adults and youth have mental health issues? How many adults and youth… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Mental Health

Jan

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Office of Minority Health newsletter

Posted by on January 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The weekly newsletter from the Office of Minority Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is here! Check the site version to find information about Combat COVID, funding, webinars, and more! The Combat COVID website, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, was created to provide information about vaccines,… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Minority Health Concerns

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New COVID-19 Variations

Posted by on January 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

The CDC published new information about the new COVID-19 variations on January 15, 2021. Information about the characteristics of these variants is rapidly emerging. Scientists are working to learn more about how easily they might spread, whether they could cause more severe illness, and whether currently authorized vaccines will protect people against them. At this… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Multilingual

Jan

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DNA Day Essay Contest

Posted by on January 12th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) DNA Day essay contest question is now available to students in grades 9-12 worldwide. Students are asked to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics. The first place student winner receives $1,000 and their teacher receives a $1,000 genetics material grant. The submission site is now… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Scholarships and Grants

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Women in STEM – eBook

Posted by on January 12th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian is a free ebook featuring biographies of trailblazing women who made history through their scientific discoveries and innovation. From aerospace engineer and mathematician Mary Golda Ross to hair care entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker, learn how women have defied gender stereotypes and overcome structural barriers to advance the… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens

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Consumer Health Collection Management, an on-demand course

Posted by on January 12th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) has a new on-demand course available for you to include in your professional development. Consumer Health Collection Management, is 4 credit hour online course which reviews collection management principles for health-related collections in public libraries. Watch a recorded presentation and complete 2 assignments to evaluate your… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Health Information Literacy, Public Library

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Video: I wear a mask because…

Posted by on January 7th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

Wearing a mask is essential to slowing the spread of COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has created short videos, “I wear a mask because…“, to promote wearing masks. The videos feature sound bites from CDC staff about why they wear a mask. The videos are available in English and American Sign Language. Shorter… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Websites

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