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Jul

09

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Educational Packets Available from NNLM’s HIV/AIDS Coordinating Center

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NNLM’s HIV/AIDS Coordinating Center (NACC) has curated educational packets for community-based organizations working with people with HIV. Each packet contains print books, brochures, and handouts that can be used in your resource room or shared with your clients. Educational packets are scheduled to be mailed in July 2020. Please email NACC nacc@umassmed.edu if you would like… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, HIV/AIDS

Jul

09

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Webinar: Fostering Mutuality: How One Library Prepared for the Opioid Crisis

Posted by on July 9th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

NNLM’s Greater Midwest Region is hosting the upcoming webinar “Fostering Mutuality: How One Library Prepared for the Opioid Crisis”: Kalamazoo is a midsized city in southwest Michigan with a growing number of incidents of opioid usage. Although the issue had yet to have a significant effect on the Kalamazoo Public Library (KPL), some staff wanted… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Public Library, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Jun

22

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All of Us Research Program Launches COVID-19 Research Initiatives

Posted by on June 22nd, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The All of Us Research Program, part of the National Institutes of Health, recently announced that it is leveraging its significant and diverse participant base to seek new insights into COVID-19—through antibody testing, a survey on the pandemic’s impacts and collection of electronic health record information. “With our nearly 350,000 participant partners across the country,… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us

Jun

22

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“The Digital Doctor in the Age of COVID-19” Webinar

Posted by on June 22nd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The NNLM Reading Club presents “The Digital Doctor in the Age of COVID-19”. On July 14th at 1pm PT join Robert M. Wachter, M.D., Chair of The Department of Medicine at The University of California, San Francisco, and one of the nation’s most influential physician-executives, at this free webinar. He will be discussing how digital… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

Jun

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The NIH Sexual and Gender Minority Research Office Launches New Webinar Series

Posted by on June 22nd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The NIH Sexual and Gender Minority Research Office (SGMRO) has launched a new webinar series. The first webinar, “What will it take to create health equity for sexual and gender minority young people?” is on Tuesday 6/30 from 1PM-2PM ET. Health disparities among young people based on sexual orientation and gender identity are not going… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

Jun

17

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Encuentre información de salud confiable en español para sus usuarios

Posted by on June 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

Cuando sus usuarios le pregunten por información de salud en español sobre COVID-19 u otros temas, la NNLM tiene los recursos que usted necesita. Los recursos incluyen videos en español con médicos profesionales latinos y una selección de recursos en español seleccionados por miembros de la comunidad de habla hispana. Estos materiales vienen de fuentes… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information

Jun

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Masculine Norms and Men’s Health

Posted by on June 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

Report: Masculine Norms and Men’s Health: Making the Connections The Masculine Norms and Men’s Health: Making the Connections report, published by Promundo in collaboration with the Global Action on Men’s Health and the Movember Foundation, provides an overview of men’s health globally and illustrates the direct connections between masculine norms and health-risk behaviors including poor diet, substance use, occupational hazards,… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information

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Find Trusted Health Information in Spanish for Your Patrons

Posted by on June 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

When library patrons ask you for health information in Spanish about COVID-19 or other issues, NNLM has resources to get you started. Available tools  range from Spanish-language videos featuring Latino medical professionals to resources selected by trusted members of the Spanish-speaking community. The materials come from reliable sources like the National Library of Medicine and… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Minority Health Concerns

Jun

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World Sickle Cell Day

Posted by on June 17th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

Friday, June 19 is World Sickle Cell Day HHS and the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA) recognize June 19 as World Sickle Cell Day. This international awareness day is observed annually with the goal to increase public knowledge and an understanding of sickle cell disease (SCD). To learn more about the disease, please visit… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, General

Jun

09

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Psychological First Aid: Supporting Yourself and Others During COVID-19 Online Course

Posted by on June 9th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The American Red Cross‘s Psychological First Aid: Supporting Yourself and Others During COVID-19 is an online course designed to help individuals support themselves and lend support to others during and following the COVID-19 outbreak. The topics covered in the course include recognizing stress, practicing mental health first aid, caring for yourself, supporting your family and… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health

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