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May

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2019: Year of Air Pollution & Health

Posted by on May 7th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Each month in 2019, the American Lung Association will spotlight the lifesaving importance of healthy air, focusing on different themes such as how air pollution harms health, who is at risk and ways to take action to protect our communities especially in regards to climate change. May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month so… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Environmental Health, Public Health, Webinars, Websites

May

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Essay Contest for Teens on Mental Health

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Speaking Up About Mental Health! NIH invites students ages 16 to 18 years old to submit essays that explore ways to address the stigma and social barriers that adolescents from racial and ethnic minority populations may face when seeking mental health treatment. The essays should describe a teen’s understanding of a specific mental health issue and… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Chronic Disease, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health

May

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NNLM Resource Picks webinar: NLM’s Data Discovery and Pillbox

Posted by on May 7th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

NNLM Resource Picks is a collaborative, bimonthly, webinar series featuring the National Library of Medicine resources to increase awareness of these resources as well as encourage their integration by libraries and other organizations to more fully serve their colleagues and communities. Attend the next webinar session, “NLM’s Data Discovery and Pillbox” on Wednesday, May 29… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

Apr

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May is Mental Health Month

Posted by on April 9th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Since 1949, Mental Health America and its affiliates across the country have led the observance of May is Mental Health Month by reaching millions of people through the media, local events and screenings. This year is expanding upon last year’s theme of #4Mind4Body and taking it to the next level, to explore the topics of… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health

Apr

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May is Older Americans Month

Posted by on April 9th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s observance of Older Americans Month. The 2019 theme is, Connect, Create, Contribute, which encourages older adults and their communities to: Connect with friends, family, and services that support participation. Create by engaging in activities that promote learning, health, and personal enrichment. Contribute time, talent, and… Read More »

Posted in: Senior

Apr

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Mental Health in Rural Communities Toolkit

Posted by on April 9th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

The Mental Health in Rural Communities Toolkit was made possible through the combined efforts of the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center, in partnership with the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, and in collaboration with the Rural Health Information Hub. This toolkit compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support organizations… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Rural

Mar

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New NLM Exhibition- Rise, Serve, Lead! America’s Women Physicians

Posted by on March 12th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces Rise, Serve, Lead! America’s Women Physicians, a banner exhibition and companion online adaptation. Rise, Serve, Lead! highlights the lives and achievements of over 300 women physicians who have made a difference through their medical practice and research, work as activists, service as administrators, and mentorship to the next… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News

Mar

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How to Help Someone in an Abusive Relationship

Posted by on March 12th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

Do you know someone who is being hurt? Or someone who is causing harm? Are you worried about what might be happening in a loved one’s relationship? The Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence is here to help with the guide, How to Help Someone in an Abusive Relationship: A Friends & Family Guide. This guide… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Mar

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Healthy Living for Women by Age

Posted by on March 12th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

The foundation of good health is the same no matter your age! Eat healthy, be active, go to the doctor or nurse for regular checkups, take care of your mental health, and don’t take unnecessary risks, like texting while driving. Whether you’re in your 20s or 90s, the Office of Women’s Health has you covered…. Read More »

Posted in: General

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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, February 25 – March 3

Posted by on February 12th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

The 2019 theme, Come as You Are, highlights the National Eating Disorders Association’s (NEDA) movement towards inclusivity in the greater eating disorder community and their goal of unifying the field of eating disorders. In particular, Come as You Are sends a message to individuals at all stages of body acceptance and eating disorders recovery that… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information Literacy, Mental Health

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