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Mar

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Webinar: Health Information in Many Languages

Posted by on March 26th, 2018 0 comments

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on March 28 at 3:00 pm EST for the webinar HealthReach: Health Information in Many Languages. This session, organized by NNLM- South Central Region will discuss the National Library of Medicine resource, HealthReach. This resource offers health information in a variety of languages for those who work… Read More »

Posted in: Multilingual, Webinars

Mar

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New Online Tool: Find a Partnership

Posted by on March 15th, 2018 0 comments

The Practical Playbook website is a free online resource for those working to build or embrace collaborations between public health and primary care, including practical how-to tools and references as well as examples of how others have worked together successfully. Their latest tool, Find a Partner, is a curated online database of multi-sector partnerships dedicated to… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Mar

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An Ecosystem of Health Disparities and Minority Health Resources

Posted by on March 15th, 2018 0 comments

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities makes available the HDPulse Data Portal. The objective of the Data Portal is to provide an ecosystem to characterize health disparities to motivate action to reduce health disparities. Interactive graphics and maps provide visual support for deciding where to focus public health disparities control efforts. The target audiences are health planners,… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, National Library of Medicine News

Mar

15

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Rural Food Access Toolkit

Posted by on March 15th, 2018 0 comments

The Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) makes available a new toolkit. This toolkit compiles evidence-based models and resources to support organizations implementing food access programs in rural communities across the United States. Created in collaboration with the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center, this toolkit is designed to guide users through creating a sustainable program… Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Rural

Mar

13

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Staying Healthy curricula

Posted by on March 13th, 2018 0 comments

Staying Healthy, an award-winning curriculum that is used throughout the United States. It is written at a 4th-5th grade reading level and is suitable for low intermediate level ESOL learners and above. The newly-released Staying Healthy for Beginners is written at a lower reading level, making it more accessible to learners at the high beginning level. Both curricula… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy

Mar

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Recipe of the Week

Posted by on March 13th, 2018 0 comments

MedlinePlus, the National Library of Medicine consumer health resource, recently created a new feature, Recipe of the Week. Here you can find healthy yet tasty dishes to cook and serve. Each recipe includes the ingredients, prep and cook time, number of servings, and nutrition information for Quinoa Black Bean Salad, Quick Beef Casserole, Baked Tilapia… Read More »

Posted in: General, Websites

Mar

13

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National Library of Medicine Exhibition Program- Graphic Medicine

Posted by on March 13th, 2018 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine Exhibition Program’s newest exhibit is Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived & Well-Drawn! This banner exhibit is available for free though shipping charges do apply. Graphic Medicine explores the meaning of an emerging genre of medical literature that combines the art of comics and personal illness narrative. This approach can reveal the emotional… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Public Library, Websites

Mar

08

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Creating Healthy Habits

Posted by on March 8th, 2018 0 comments

the March 2108 issue of the NIH News In Health newsletter highlights the importance of having a plan when trying to make a healthy behavior change. When it comes to healthy habits, knowing what you need to do is often easier than taking action. However, learning how to support a behavior change can be important… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Chronic Disease

Mar

08

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Developing Escape Rooms at Libraries

Posted by on March 8th, 2018 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region’s upcoming Boost Box webinar series will feature two librarians who developed escape rooms in their libraries. Alison Wessel will describe an escape room developed at the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services Library to promote library services to health department employees. Olivia Glotfelty will… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Public Library, Webinars

Mar

08

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Equity in Quality Webinar

Posted by on March 8th, 2018 0 comments

The National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA) is a national movement that focuses on coordination and partnerships to address health disparities. The Great Lakes Regional Health Equity Council within the NPA is holding a webinar on March 23 from 3:00-4:00 pm EST titled Equity in Quality. This session will discuss health equity… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Webinars

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