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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 »

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Jun

17

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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 »

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Jun

17

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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

17

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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

May

21

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Boletín Mi MedlinePlus

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

¡Ya salió el último número del Boletín Mi MedlinePlus! Lea sobre la vitamina D, los riesgos de doble dosis de acetaminofén y la importancia de lavar sus manos, un importante paso preventivo para detener la propagación de gérmenes. The latest issue of Boletín Mi MedlinePlus , the Spanish version of the My MedlinePlus newsletter, is… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information

May

21

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JUNTOS radio: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

En éste episodio de JUNTOS radio tenemos a un invitado muy especial, el médico especialista en medicina interna: Armando Villanueva y hablaremos sobre algunas de las dudas que hay respecto al Coronavirus. ¡No te lo pierdas! On this episode of JUNTOS Radio, we have a very special invited guest, Armando Villanueva, a specialized Internal Medicine… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Health Information Literacy

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 »

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Apr

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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 »

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Apr

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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 »

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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 »

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