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Mar

22

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Test the Waters Family Exploration Kits

Posted by on March 22nd, 2021 0 comments

There is still time to snag a Test the Waters Kit for your library! All you have to do is sign up to be an NNLM member (and if you haven’t, it’s quick, easy and free to do!) In partnership with Cornerstones of Science and the NIH All of Us Research Program, the Network of the… Read More »

Posted in: General

Mar

22

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Vaccines, Vaccinations, and NLM

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

More than 25 million people in the U.S. have received both doses of the coronavirus vaccine. Getting a spot in the COVID vaccine line will become one of the shared stories of this pandemic. As a resident of Washington, DC, and someone who is over 65 years of age, Patti became eligible pretty early –… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Articles

Mar

22

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Life Interrupted: Telling Breast Cancer Stories

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

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is proud to be partnering with Director Paula Mozen, to offer a series virtual film screenings and panel discussions featuring LIFE INTERRUPTED a documentary film featuring empowering stories of breast cancer survivors. Join us LIVE for a Virtual Panel Discussion on one of the dates below to… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Webinars

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

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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

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