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Tools for Health Professionals

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Through open communication, innovation, and dynamic education, His Health is passionately committed to raising the standard of health care for Black gay men. His Health is the product of collaboration among Black gay men, healthcare and service providers, public health professionals, federal health agencies, LGBT advocates, and community stakeholders.  This site offers care models, training modules, and resources for… Read More »

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Minority Health Concerns

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Rural Response to the Opioid Crisis

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This new topic guide from the Rural Health Information Hub identifies rural-specific initiatives and funding opportunities, program examples, and tools and resources focused on prevention, harm reduction, and treatment, to help address this crisis in your rural community. This guide will help you learn about activities underway to address the opioid crisis in rural communities at… Read More »

Posted in: Rural, Substance Addiction and Misuse

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Men’s Health Month

Posted by on June 14th, 2018 0 comments

June is Men’s Health Month. The Centers for Disease Control says that on average, men in the U.S. die 5.6 years earlier than women, and at higher rates from 9 of the 10 leading causes of death. The Office of Minority Health is focusing on advocating for men and boys to get screenings for preventable… Read More »

Posted in: General

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Summer Food Safety

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Summer weather is a time for gathering of friends and family on picnics and cookouts. It is also a time when foodborne illnesses can increase. But with a few safety tips much of this can be avoided. Planning to barbecue? First of all, check to make sure your grill is safe to use. The National… Read More »

Posted in: General

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Safe and Healthy Traveling

Posted by on June 12th, 2018 0 comments

School is out and the summer offers opportunities to see family, friends, and new experiences. Whether you’re traveling close by or internationally, by bicycle or cruise ship, on your own or with children, preparation is important. Take some time to view the suggested web links below to better enjoy traveling. MedlinePlus’ Traveler’s Health webpage includes… Read More »

Posted in: General

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Tips for Teens fact sheets about drugs

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SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), Tips for Teens fact sheets provide information about the effects of short- and long-term use of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and inhalants. These insightful and easy-to-read brochures provide important facts teens need to know, answer frequently asked questions, and help to dispel common myths about each of the… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information Literacy, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Jun

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13 Reasons Why Toolkit

Posted by on June 11th, 2018 0 comments

This toolkit was developed by Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) in response to the popular Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why. SAVE brought together 75 experts in the fields of mental health, suicide prevention, education and healthcare to develop this toolkit, which provides trusted resources and practical guidance related to the difficult issues that the… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health, Substance Addiction and Misuse, Websites

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Obesity Funding Opportunity

Posted by on June 11th, 2018 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is accepting applications for the High Obesity Program. Funding is available for land grant universities to implement evidence-based obesity prevention strategies in counties with an adult obesity rate over 40% by leveraging community extension services. Strategies include those that will increase access healthy foods and safe and… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Scholarships and Grants

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PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine

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Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine- Middle Atlantic Region on June 22, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST for the class PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine. This course highlights free bedside information resources for the busy clinician. Resources presented will include Clinical Queries in PubMed/MEDLINE and free drug,… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

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2018 Healthy Aging Summit

Posted by on June 6th, 2018 0 comments

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), Office on Women’s Health (OWH), and the American College of Preventive Medicine is hosting the 2018 Healthy Aging Summit, July 16-17, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Posted in: Conferences, Senior

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