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Feb

22

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What Makes A Vaccine Successful?

Posted by on February 22nd, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

At the moment we’re all talking about vaccines like never before, but what makes a vaccine successful? The ultimate indicator of a successful vaccination campaign—the percentage of people who are fully vaccinated against a condition, such as COVID-19—must be tracked by all communities. Read more on how states and localities can improve the data they… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us

Feb

22

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Rare Disease Month

Posted by on February 22nd, 2021 0 comments Tags:

Rare diseases are individually rare yet collectively common. In fact, 1 in 10 people in the USA are affected by a rare disease. There are only six days until Rare Disease Day and you can learn more about the day here. To find out more information about rare diseases and their impact on so many of… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us

Feb

22

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Black History Month Webinar

Posted by on February 22nd, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

In recognition of Black History Month, join the All of Us Research Program in celebrating African-American researchers’ impact and contributions to the media and research fields on Friday February 26th at 12-1:30pm EST. The event is open to anyone with a passion for discovery and innovation but is especially designed for African American emerging researchers and early career… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Webinars

Jan

25

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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

Jan

25

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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

25

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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

Dec

30

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Contact Tracing

Posted by on December 30th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

“Contact tracing was not designed to determine how people who got the infection got infected, however in the process of interviewing those cases—identifying their contacts—we do have a conversation about how they got exposed”. Find out about contract tracing with a short interview with Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley on “Targeted COVID-19 Restrictions”.  … Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Dec

30

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Advice from a Chiropractor

Posted by on December 30th, 2020 0 comments

Work pressures, relationship stress and other life challenges can cause tension headaches — especially when you add repetitive activities and poor posture to the mix. A chiropractor from the Cleveland Clinic offers practical tips for relief here.  

Posted in: Health Information

Dec

30

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NNLM Reading Club and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health Presents… Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, M.D. author of Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon

Posted by on December 30th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

Join the NNLM Reading Club and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (NAHH) as we present an afternoon with Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, M.D.. He’ll join our host, Edgar Gil Rico, NAHH, to discuss his book, Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon. Dr. Q, as he is known, shares his journey… Read More »

Posted in: General

Dec

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Access Dr. Bill Sullivan’s Webinar 24/7!

Posted by on December 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

Did you miss Bill Sullivan discussing the hidden forces of genetics last week? Don’t worry! You can catch up on the November 17th webinar whenever is convenient for you here. Dr. Bill Sullivan, professor of pharmacology and microbiology at the Indiana University School of Medicine, discussed his book Pleased to Meet Me: Genes, Germs, and… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Webinars

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