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May

07

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Addictionary: a Glossary of Substance Use Disorder Terminology

Posted by on May 7th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The Addictionary is a glossary of substance use disorder terminology, created by the Recovery Research Institute. The glossary encourages using person-first language to destigmatize substance use disorders. Common terms that reinforce stigmas are labeled with a “stigma alert” in the glossary, and an alternate term is provided. Additional resources about reducing stigma are provided throughout…. Read More »

Posted in: Substance Addiction and Misuse, Websites

May

07

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Webinar: Virtual Programs for Preschoolers: How to encourage wellness, movement & creativity

Posted by on May 7th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Are you interested in virtual storytimes, dance parties, and other wellness activities for ages 0-6? This webinar, hosted by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region, will offer tips & tricks for presenting digitally, partnering with community organizations, and igniting kid’s imagination with wellness-themed programs. Virtual Programs for Preschoolers: How to encourage… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Webinars

Apr

27

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Free Virtual Science Science Bootcamp for Librarians

Posted by on April 27th, 2020 0 comments

The New England Science Bootcamp for Librarians will host a FREE virtual conference on June 11, 2020, from 9a – 4p (US Eastern Time). Topics may include: Vaccine research & manufacture Virology Making Health Devices in non-industrial settings IRB and human subjects research  in the shifting landscape The schedule of topics will be finalized and… Read More »

Posted in: General

Apr

27

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Learning About Ventilators

Posted by on April 27th, 2020 0 comments

Ventilators are being used to treat patients with COVID-19, but what exactly do ventilators do? A ventilator is a machine that breathes for you or helps you breathe. It is also called a breathing machine or respirator. The ventilator: Is attached to a computer with knobs and buttons that are controlled by a respiratory therapist,… Read More »

Posted in: General

Apr

27

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Clinical Trials

Posted by on April 27th, 2020 0 comments

Clinical trials are research studies that test how well new medical approaches work in people. Each study answers scientific questions and tries to find better ways to prevent, screen for, diagnose, or treat a disease. Clinical trials may also compare a new treatment to a treatment that is already available. Every clinical trial has a… Read More »

Posted in: General

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

Apr

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted by on April 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The HHS Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Children’s Bureau recognizes April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month with the theme, “Strong and Thriving Families.” Visit the ACF website for a resource guide, tip sheets, social media graphics/messaging and more. Prevent Child Abuse America provides parenting tips, activity toolkits, statistics, reports and other resources on child abuse… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information

Apr

14

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Erasure and Resilience: Experiences of LGBTQ Students of Color

Posted by on April 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Erasure and Resilience: The Experiences of LGBTQ Students of Color is a series of four research reports that examines the school experiences of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI), Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx and AI/AN LGBTQ youth. These reports were developed by the GLSEN Research Institute, in partnership with the National Black Justice Coalition, the National… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Minority Health Concerns

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