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Apr

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Healthy People 2030 Advisory Committee Nominations

Posted by on April 1st, 2016 0 comments

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is seeking nominations for members of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030. ODPHP is looking for a diverse group of nationally known experts in fields related to disease prevention and health promotion to help develop the vision, framework,… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Apr

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Wee Breathers – Program to Teach Parents About Managing Children’s Asthma

Posted by on April 1st, 2016 0 comments

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s National Asthma Control Program, has developed a new health education program, Wee Breathers. This interactive program is for health professionals who teach parents of young children about managing asthma. It can be used during home visits,… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Multilingual

Apr

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Wee Breathers – Program to Teach Parents About Managing Children's Asthma

Posted by on April 1st, 2016 0 comments

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s National Asthma Control Program, has developed a new health education program, Wee Breathers. This interactive program is for health professionals who teach parents of young children about managing asthma. It can be used during home visits,… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Multilingual

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NLM Awards 2016-2021 Regional Medical Library Cooperative Agreements

Posted by on April 1st, 2016 0 comments

On April 1, 2016, the National Library of Medicine awarded five-year cooperative agreements to eight institutions to serve as Regional Medical Libraries (RMLs) and five National Coordinating Offices in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM). The agreements begin May 1, 2016. The Network consists of the eight RMLs, five National Coordinating Offices, nearly… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News

Mar

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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Posted by on March 4th, 2016 0 comments

The Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center is a program of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and funded by two parts of the National Institutes of Health (NIH): NCATS and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). GARD provides the public with access to current, reliable, and easy to understand information… Read More »

Posted in: Multilingual, Websites

Mar

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History of HIV/AIDS Timeline

Posted by on March 4th, 2016 0 comments

On June 5, 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), describing cases of a rare lung infection, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), in five young, previously healthy, gay men in Los Angeles. This marked the first official reporting of what will become known as the… Read More »

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Websites

Mar

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Understanding the Connection between Health Insurance and Taxes

Posted by on March 4th, 2016 0 comments

When you file your taxes, you’ll need to include information about your health coverage. Whether you enrolled in coverage, received financial help, or chose to go without coverage there may be tax implications — including the possibility of a penalty payment. Below are resources that will help you understand your 2015 health coverage status and… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, General, Websites

Feb

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National Library of Medicine Resource Guides on Recent Public Health Incidents

Posted by on February 5th, 2016 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) recently developed resource lists for three public health emergencies affecting both local and global communities. An incident Web page was created to gather resources on the emerging health issues arising from the Zika Virus. Two PDF documents on recent chemical incidents have been updated. Please share these resources freely…. Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Health, Public Health, Regional Information

Feb

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OMH Funding Opportunity: Communities Addressing Childhood Trauma (ACT) (MP-CPI-16-002)

Posted by on February 5th, 2016 0 comments

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the United States Department of Health and Human Services has announced the availability of funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 for grant awards for the Communities Addressing Childhood Trauma (ACT) Program (Announcement Number: MP-CPI-16-002). ACT is intended to test the effectiveness of innovative approaches in promoting healthy behaviors… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Scholarships and Grants

Feb

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Webinar: Supporting LGBTQ Youth: What Peer Educators Need to Know

Posted by on February 5th, 2016 0 comments

Please join the Office of Minority Health Resource Center and Administration for Children and Families grantee Northwest Network of Bisexual, Transgender, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse as they share innovative approaches to working with LGBTQ youth to build healthy relationships and communities. Attendees will learn about Love+, a domestic and sexual violence prevention project… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns

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