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Adapting Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) to Your Health Center and Community

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

Upcoming webinar Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 2-4 p.m. EST Register here HRSA’s Office of Regional Operations, Region 9, presents a webinar to help participants understand: (1) the MLP approach and field, and how it aligns with existing health centers’ services and priorities, especially enabling services; and (2) the opportunities for multi-sector engagement across all health… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Webinars

Dec

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Resources to Relieve Holiday Stress for Special Populations

Posted by on December 18th, 2017 0 comments

The holiday season can be a time of joy, but it can also be a time of major stress.  Financial worries, family expectations, and other causes of stress may lead to both mental and physical symptoms, such as depression, irritability, and digestive problems. Find ways to help relieve stress during the holidays through National Library… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Multilingual, National Library of Medicine News

Dec

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Self-Care Resources from Mental Health First Aid

Posted by on December 18th, 2017 0 comments

Join the #BeTheDifference Healthy Holiday Twitter chat on Thursday, December 21 from 2 to 3pm ET to learn and share tips, tricks, and tools for taking care of your mental health during the holiday season. To participate, follow @MHFirstAidUSA and use #BeTheDifference in your responses. Get started with some tips and tricks by Building Your… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health

Nov

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Pathways to Health Equity

Posted by on November 20th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

The National National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, published an interactive report, Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity. Portions of the report include an overview of the report, a clickable conceptual model of the context of structural inequalities, and ideas on how to promote health equality in… Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Websites

Nov

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Self-paced course: Packing Your Digital Go Bag: Essential Disaster Health Information on Your Mobile Device

Posted by on November 20th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

The NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) has developed a self-paced, online course: Packing Your Digital Go Bag: Essential Disaster Health Information on Your Mobile Device. This one hour course features key resources that responders and disaster/emergency preparedness professionals may want to install on their mobile devices as part of their preparedness activities. It describes… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, National Library of Medicine News

Nov

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Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Recording

Posted by on November 20th, 2017 0 comments

Check out the Rural Health Information Hub for a recording of the November 2nd webinar “Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment” on the Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit, “designed to help rural communities plan, implement, and sustain rural HIV/AIDS programs”. The webinar includes examples of successful programs and lessons learned.

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Rural, Webinars

Nov

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Winter Storm Safety Tips and Resources

Posted by on November 16th, 2017 0 comments

The National Weather Service has developed a number of Winter Weather Safety Resources to help people stay safe before, during, and after a winter storm. You will find useful information presented in multiple ways, including infographics (such as the one below), quizzes, presentations, news posts, and much more.

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Websites

Nov

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Understanding Lab Tests: Resources from NLM

Posted by on November 16th, 2017 0 comments

Laboratory tests (often known as lab tests) check a sample of blood, urine, or body tissues, and then a technician or doctor analyzes the test samples to see if the results fall within a normal range. It may be difficult for patients to understand the purpose and results of lab tests, so the National Library… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, Multilingual, National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Nov

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HHS Opioid Symposium and Code-a-Thon

Posted by on November 16th, 2017 0 comments

On December 6 and 7, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) will host an Opioid Symposium and Code-a-Thon at the The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services headquarters in Washington, DC to promote and employ innovative ways to leverage technology and data to address… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Nov

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Making the Case: Engaging Businesses for Public Health

Posted by on November 3rd, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

The CDC VetoViolence initiative has put together Making the Case: Engaging Businesses, a tool to “help public health initiatives successfully connect with local businesses” by communicating the “important role of businesses as partners in assuring safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments in the home, community, and workplace.” The tool includes information on: Explaining the importance of… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Public Health

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