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May

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Boletín Mi MedlinePlus

Posted by on May 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

¡Ya salió el último número del Boletín Mi MedlinePlus! Lea sobre la vitamina D, los riesgos de doble dosis de acetaminofén y la importancia de lavar sus manos, un importante paso preventivo para detener la propagación de gérmenes. The latest issue of Boletín Mi MedlinePlus , the Spanish version of the My MedlinePlus newsletter, is… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information

May

21

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COVID-19 and Health Inequities

Posted by on May 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, so does the propagation of information about the health equity issues and disparities marginalized communities experience. The American Medical Association (AMA) created a web page dedicated to the topic of health equity, with resources about the impact on marginalized and minority communities, including racial and ethnic minorities and those with… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health

May

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JUNTOS radio: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted by on May 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

En éste episodio de JUNTOS radio tenemos a un invitado muy especial, el médico especialista en medicina interna: Armando Villanueva y hablaremos sobre algunas de las dudas que hay respecto al Coronavirus. ¡No te lo pierdas! On this episode of JUNTOS Radio, we have a very special invited guest, Armando Villanueva, a specialized Internal Medicine… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Health Information Literacy

Apr

16

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COVID19 Spanish Language Resources

Posted by on April 16th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

In light of the rapidly mounting and evolving breadth of information related to COVID19, there is a need for reliable sources perhaps now more than ever. Seeing the various questions posed by the LatinX community, Nora Franco, NNLM PSR Consumer Health Librarian, responded by creating a resource guide with CDC Resources for Spanish speaking communities… Read More »

Posted in: General

Apr

16

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#citeNLM Spring 2020

Posted by on April 16th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

NNLM’s Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon is just 15 days away! Due to the COVID19 pandemic, this year’s event is completely virtual, but your librarians from one of our 8 regions is available to answer any questions!                   The recording of our training session is live now, and you can… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information

Apr

16

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What does diversity in LIS outreach mean to you?

Posted by on April 16th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

At the start of this year, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) began ramping up our outreach to Library and Information Science (LIS) students and increase diversity in the LIS pipeline. The efforts align with National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) priority areas for the network, and include… Read More »

Posted in: General, Scholarships and Grants, Webinars

Feb

19

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Health & Black History Month

Posted by on February 19th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

During Black History Month,the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) will join partners in reflecting on the achievements of African Americans while promoting pathways to a healthier future with better health outcomes. During February, OMH will focus on the importance of daily physical activity and living an active and healthy lifestyle. Additionally, OMH will raise… Read More »

Posted in: General

Feb

19

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Research Behind Stuttering

Posted by on February 19th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The latest NIH News in Health newsletter describes some of the causes of stuttering or disrupted speech patterns. Stuttering affects more people than you might think. Roughly 3 million Americans have this speech disorder that makes speaking smoothly difficult. Scientists are learning about what causes people to stutter, and genes tell a big part of… Read More »

Posted in: General

Feb

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Do You Know Your CBDs?

Posted by on February 19th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

CBD. Cannabidiol. No matter what you call it, you may have heard health claims about this little-known part of the marijuana plant, which comes from the plant’s flowers. Some say it treats muscle aches, anxiety, sleeping troubles, chronic pain, and more. But what does the science say? Learn more about CBD in this article from… Read More »

Posted in: General

Jan

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Coronavirus Update

Posted by on January 22nd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Visit the following websites for more information. Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) to find the latest news, reports, and guidelines. DIMRC is an office of the National Library… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Public Health

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