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Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon

Posted by on December 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

Join the NNLM Reading Club and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (NAHH) as we present an afternoon with Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, M.D.. He’ll join our host, Edgar Gil Rico, NAHH, to discuss his book, Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon. Dr. Q, as he is known, shares his journey from a child in… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

Nov

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Health and the Holidays

Posted by on November 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically shifted or cancelled many people’s plans for the upcoming winter months and holidays. With so many changes taking place, the thought of organizing can be overwhelming. Noted here are a few resources to keep in mind: Find information on food safety Create a menu and browse recipes View guidance for… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health

Nov

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Transgender Awareness Week & Day of Remembrance

Posted by on November 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Transgender Awareness Week is November 13-20, 2020. The week culminates with International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), and you can join several organizations, including a few noted here, to honor those lost to violence as well as resources to support, celebrate, and uplift the resiliency of transgender and non-binary people. Join The Trevor Project on… Read More »

Posted in: General, Minority Health Concerns

Nov

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Practicing Mindful Awareness

Posted by on November 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) at UCLA is a partner of the Norman Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology within the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. The mission of the Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) is to disseminate mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research. During the COVID-19 pandemic,… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health

Nov

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Understanding the Ground: Social Determinants of Health in Rural Populations

Posted by on November 10th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Social determinants of health are defined by the World Health Organization as “the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age.” For rural populations, many of these elements are less favorable than within urban areas. Building on work conducted by the Rural and Minority Health Research Center, this webinar presentation will review… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Webinars

Nov

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Disasters and Religion App

Posted by on November 10th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

This app helps disaster responders better serve America’s diverse religious communities and build partnerships with religious leaders, with easily accessible religious literacy and competency information on 27 unique religions. It was created by the National Disaster Interfaiths Network (NDIN), New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS), and the University of Southern California Center for Religion and… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Multilingual

Nov

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HRSA launches #TelehealthTuesday campaign

Posted by on November 10th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The Health Resources and Services Administration has kicked off the #TelehealthTuesday social media campaign to spotlight Telehealth.HHS.gov as the trusted place for telehealth information for patients and providers. Every Tuesday, join HRSA and follow #TelehealthTuesday on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn as they highlight tips, best practices, and other resources to ensure telehealth success. Telehealth… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Public Health, Rural, Websites

Nov

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2020 AHA Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

Posted by on November 5th, 2020 0 comments

The American Heart Association (AHA) recently published its 2020 AHA Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC). Among the major changes are the addition of a sixth link focused on recovery in the AHA’s Chain of Survival, a widely-adopted series of critical actions that work to maximize the chance of someone surviving cardiac arrest…. Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Public Health

Nov

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New App from SAMHSA: My Mental Health Crisis Plan

Posted by on November 5th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released a new mobile app, My Mental Health Crisis Plan, which allows individuals who have serious mental illness (SMI) to create a plan to guide their treatment during a mental health crisis. The app was developed through SMI Adviser, a project funded by SAMHSA and administered by… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health

Nov

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NNLM Webinar: Partnering Together to Support Alzheimer’s Caregivers in Diverse Communities

Posted by on November 5th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s is growing — and growing fast. Today, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. 1 in 10 people aged 65 and older. The number of people living with Alzheimer’s is expected to reach nearly 14 million by mid-century. In this webinar, the Alzheimer’s Association will provide… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, National Library of Medicine News, Senior, Webinars

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