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Jan

20

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Mental Health in 2021

Posted by on January 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

The Mental Health America (MHA) 2021 Report on the State of Mental Health in America is out. In the above links you will find a Collection of Data across all 50 states and the District of Columbia answering the following questions: How many adults and youth have mental health issues? How many adults and youth… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Mental Health

Jan

20

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Office of Minority Health newsletter

Posted by on January 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The weekly newsletter from the Office of Minority Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is here! Check the site version to find information about Combat COVID, funding, webinars, and more! The Combat COVID website, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, was created to provide information about vaccines,… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Minority Health Concerns

Dec

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NNLM Reading Club and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health Presents… Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, M.D. author of Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon

Posted by on December 30th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

Join the NNLM Reading Club and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (NAHH) as we present an afternoon with Alfredo Quiñones-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… Read More »

Posted in: General

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

18

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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

Oct

27

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NIH to assess and expand COVID-19 testing for underserved communities

Posted by on October 27th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

“It is critical that all Americans have access to rapid, accurate testing for COVID-19, especially underserved and vulnerable populations who are bearing the brunt of this disease. RADx-UP will help us better understand and alleviate the barriers to testing for those most vulnerable and reduce the burden of this disease on all Americans” – NIH… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, General, Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health

Oct

21

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Basic Science from the NIH

Posted by on October 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The NIH is helping those of us with a non-science background understand the basics of scientific discoveries in their October 2020 issue of the NIH News in Health newsletter. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever for the NIH to provide this information for citizens to learn how U.S. governmental and international… Read More »

Posted in: General, Public Health

Oct

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Office of Minority Health Community Health Information

Posted by on October 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

If you are looking for COVID-19 resources specific to racial and ethnic minorities, check out the Knowledge Resource Center from the Office of Minority Health. Search the online catalog for resources in various formats from articles to fact sheets from sources such as the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities to the Regional Risk Communication… Read More »

Posted in: General, Multilingual

Oct

21

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Expanding Access to Telemedicine

Posted by on October 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

The NNLM South Central Region recently partnered with the Pottsboro Public Library to provide library patrons the technology to telehealth visits within the library. The project helps expand access and privacy to telemedicine for community members who otherwise might not have the resources. For more information, visit the award page. For those interested in the implementation… Read More »

Posted in: General, Public Library, Rural, Webinars

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