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Self-Care Resource for Health Outreach

Posted by on October 18th, 2017 0 comments

Health Outreach Partners (HOP) has developed Self-Care: Taking Care of Ourselves So We Can Take Care of Others, a resource for health center outreach workers, though the information applies to many types of outreach. This guides shares: the benefits of self-care the need for self-care the role organizations play how to develop a self-care practice… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health

Oct

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Diabetes Prevention Impact Toolkit

Posted by on October 18th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

The CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) has a Diabetes Prevention Impact Toolkit for states, employers, and insurers to project the health and economic effects of providing a CDC-recognized lifestyle change program on a population at risk for diabetes. There are separate modules for states, employers, and insurers, each with instructions on how to use… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Websites

Oct

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NIH to fund Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Posted by on October 18th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities will fund 12 specialized research centers to conduct research, research training, and community engagement activities focused on improving minority health and reducing health disparities. The grantees are: Leveraging Bio-Cultural Mechanisms to Maximize the Impact of Multi-Level Preventable Disease Interventions with Southwest Populations; Flavio Marsiglia, Ph.D., Arizona State… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns

Oct

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Health Literacy Toolkit

Posted by on October 16th, 2017 0 comments

NNLM and the American Library Association have created a Health Literacy toolkit as part of the Libraries Transform campaign. To learn more about the toolkit, watch the NNLM MAR webinar with Amanda J. Wilson (NNLM) and Jeff Julian (ALA) as they discuss NNLM’s mission to support health literacy efforts in libraries and explain how to use… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, Public Library, Websites

Oct

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Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program Grant

Posted by on October 16th, 2017 0 comments

The Health Resources and Services Administration is offering grants for the Outreach Program, “a community-based grant program aimed towards promoting rural health care services by enhancing health care delivery in rural communities. Outreach projects focus on the improvement of access to services, strategies for adapting to changes in the health care environment, and overall enrichment of… Read More »

Posted in: Rural, Scholarships and Grants

Oct

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Tox-App: An App to Identify Potential Environmental Health Hazards in your Community

Posted by on October 16th, 2017 0 comments

Use Tox-App, a free mobile app for iOS users from the National Library of Medicine, to search for industrial facilities that reported releasing certain chemicals into the environment (based on data from the US EPA TRI program). Tox-App includes a subset of about 100 TRI chemicals for the most current TRI year. You can download Tox-App… Read More »

Posted in: Environmental Health, National Library of Medicine News

Sep

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Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day

Posted by on September 26th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 is Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day (HCADV). Futures without Violence (aka FUTURES), a nonprofit benefit corporation, sponsors this awareness-raising day “to reach members of the healthcare and advocacy communities to offer education about the critical importance of universal education to promote healthy relationships, address the health impact of abuse and offer… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Sep

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Flu Season Digital Media Toolkit

Posted by on September 26th, 2017 0 comments

The CDC has released its 2017-18 Flu Season Digital Campaign Toolkit. In the #FightFlu toolkit, you’ll find Calendar of events Posters Flyer Fact sheets Messages to share in newsletters, on websites, or via email Social media messages and images Website buttons and badges (including animated gifs)

Posted in: Public Health, Public Library

Sep

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Recursos en español: Huracán Maria; Terremoto en la Ciudad de México

Posted by on September 26th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

Huracán Maria La guía de información para la salud en desastres, Huracanes 2017, de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina se ha actualizado para incluir recursos específicos para los huracanes María, Irma y Harvey. Recursos en español para el huracán Maria Huracán Maria (Centro para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades) Huracán Maria (FEMA) Búsquedas de… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Multilingual, National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Sep

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#OpioidAwareChat – Sept 29

Posted by on September 22nd, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

#OpioidAwareChat: Discuss the Impact of Stigma Against Opioid Use Disorder Friday, September 29, 2-3PM ET September is National Recovery Month.  Join the National Library of Medicine, Outreach and Special Populations Branch (@NLM_OSP) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (@ASAMorg) for a Twitter chat on September 29 from 2-3PM, EST.  Learn how stigma against opioid use disorder… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Substance Addiction and Misuse

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