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Health Disparities: You know there’s a need, now prove it! (webinar)

Posted by on January 30th, 2017 0 comments

From the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region: Most of us can see with our own eyes that inequity exists, including in health access and outcomes. How do we prove it to policy makers, grant funders and other decision makers? Are there model interventions that we can replicate? This entry-level presentation will… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Public Library, Webinars

Dec

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National Homeless Person’s Memorial Day

Posted by on December 19th, 2016 0 comments

National Homeless Person’s Memorial Day is the held on the first day of winter, the longest night of the year. According to the Centers for Disease Control, people who are homeless are at greater risk for many mental and physical health problems, and have a much higher mortality rate compared to those who are not… Read More »

Posted in: Inner City, Low Income

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Men’s Health Resources

Posted by on June 6th, 2016 0 comments

June is Men’s Health Month. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has created a list of resources to help prevent and manage health issues affecting men, including: Diabetes Erectile dysfunction Urinary incontinence Prostate problems Celebrating the SuperMen in Your Life: http://bit.ly/25J8HTC

Posted in: General

Feb

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Keeping your kid’s teeth healthy

Posted by on February 22nd, 2016 1 comment

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 20% of school-aged children have untreated tooth decay. MedlinePlus has resources for preventing tooth decay and other dental health issues, from birth through adulthood. Child Dental Health: http://1.usa.gov/1QtrW6d Dental Health: http://1.usa.gov/1TAdTCj

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information Literacy

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