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Feb

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National COVID-19 Resiliency Network Partners

Posted by on February 17th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

The National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW) has joined the Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM)’s National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN) of partners to inform community-driven response, recovery, and resiliency strategies for addressing the impact of COVID-19 on communities. In response to the needs of communities most impacted by COVID-19, NACHW has partnered with Morehouse… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information

Feb

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POC in History of Medicine Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Posted by on February 17th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

Join Megan Rosenbloom, UCLA Collection Strategies Librarian, and the Medical Library Association (MLA) on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 12:30-2:30pm Pacific Time to edit Wikipedia entries about People of Color (POC) and their significant contributions to American medical history. Examples include: Sojourner Truth & Harriet Tubman, healthcare workers & advocates in addition to being famous… Read More »

Posted in: General

Feb

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BLOSSOM Virtual Symposium

Posted by on February 17th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

The Building Life-Long Opportunities for Strength, Self-Care, Outlook, Morale and Mindfulness (BLOSSOM) Virtual Symposium is a 3-day event focused on library staff and their health and wellness. The speakers include NNLM Associate Director Nisha Mody and NNLM GMR Community Engagement & Outreach Specialist Bobbi Newman. Register today to tune in on March 24-26, 2021!

Posted in: General, Mental Health

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Mental Health in 2021

Posted by on January 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

The Mental Health America (MHA) 2021 Report on the State of Mental Health in America is out. In the above links you will find a Collection of Data across all 50 states and the District of Columbia answering the following questions: How many adults and youth have mental health issues? How many adults and youth… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Mental Health

Jan

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Office of Minority Health newsletter

Posted by on January 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The weekly newsletter from the Office of Minority Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is here! Check the site version to find information about Combat COVID, funding, webinars, and more! The Combat COVID website, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, was created to provide information about vaccines,… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Minority Health Concerns

Jan

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New COVID-19 Variations

Posted by on January 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

The CDC published new information about the new COVID-19 variations on January 15, 2021. Information about the characteristics of these variants is rapidly emerging. Scientists are working to learn more about how easily they might spread, whether they could cause more severe illness, and whether currently authorized vaccines will protect people against them. At this… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Multilingual

Nov

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Health and the Holidays

Posted by on November 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically shifted or cancelled many people’s plans for the upcoming winter months and holidays. With so many changes taking place, the thought of organizing can be overwhelming. Noted here are a few resources to keep in mind: Find information on food safety Create a menu and browse recipes View guidance for… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health

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Transgender Awareness Week & Day of Remembrance

Posted by on November 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Transgender Awareness Week is November 13-20, 2020. The week culminates with International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), and you can join several organizations, including a few noted here, to honor those lost to violence as well as resources to support, celebrate, and uplift the resiliency of transgender and non-binary people. Join The Trevor Project on… Read More »

Posted in: General, Minority Health Concerns

Nov

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Practicing Mindful Awareness

Posted by on November 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) at UCLA is a partner of the Norman Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology within the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. The mission of the Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) is to disseminate mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research. During the COVID-19 pandemic,… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health

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Basic Science from the NIH

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

The NIH is helping those of us with a non-science background understand the basics of scientific discoveries in their October 2020 issue of the NIH News in Health newsletter. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever for the NIH to provide this information for citizens to learn how U.S. governmental and international… Read More »

Posted in: General, Public Health

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