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Community Resiliency Webinar

Posted by on August 13th, 2018 0 comments

On August 15, 2018, the National Institute on Drug Abuse will hold a webinar titled, Prevention in Practice: Building Communities that Strengthen the Resiliency of Future Generations. This webinar will feature faith and community presenters who will discuss strategies they are implementing to promote resiliency among young people to resist the pressure and temptation to… Read More »

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Jul

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Information About Applying for Funding on Grants.gov

Posted by on July 23rd, 2018 0 comments

If you’re thinking of applying for a grant from grants.gov but don’t know where to get started, consider reviewing the posts on the grants.gov community blog. Their grant writing basics section has information about Demystifying Funding Announcements, Understanding the Funder and Avoiding Last Minute Problems. For more information, the grants.gov homepage has introductory videos about… Read More »

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Jul

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Connections4Health: A Person-Center Approach for Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in the Community

Posted by on July 23rd, 2018 0 comments

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine- Middle Atlantic Region on August 21, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST for their monthly Boost Box series. This series aims to boost your knowledge of National Library of Medicine products and additional health information topics. The month of August will focus on a program called Connections4Health. Connections4Health… Read More »

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Jul

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Evidence-based Decision Making at Health Departments

Posted by on July 23rd, 2018 0 comments

Health Department staff are tasked with implementing programs that improve the health of the public. While there is now a greater focus on evidence-based decision making to ensure that these programs are effective, this is a process that needs to develop over time. The Prevention Research Center started a project in 2012 to discover how… Read More »

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Jul

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Health Equity Document

Posted by on July 16th, 2018 0 comments

The Health Equity Initiative is a nonprofit organization focused on building a multi-sectoral global community focused on advancing health equity. On February 23, 2018, the Health Equity Initiative held their bi-annual summit. This summit, titled Engaging New Allies in the Health Equity Movement: A Partnership Summit, focused on exploring root causes of health inequity: racism… Read More »

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Jul

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In Understanding of the All of Us Research Program

Posted by on July 16th, 2018 0 comments

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine- Middle Atlantic Region on July 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm for their monthly Boost Box series. This series aims to boost your knowledge of National Library of Medicine products and additional health information topics. The month of July will focus on the All of US Research Program…. Read More »

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Jul

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Mental Health Information for the Emergency Room

Posted by on July 16th, 2018 0 comments

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This agency has a mission to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness in America. A recently published SAMHSA brochure focuses on offering healthcare providers working the emergency room information about treating patients… Read More »

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Jun

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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.

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Jun

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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 »

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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 »

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