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Jun

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Social Determinants of Health Statistics in AtlasPlus

Posted by on June 25th, 2018 0 comments

CDC’s AtlasPlus is a database of health statistics for public health professionals, policymakers, community leaders, researchers, students, and those interested in HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs or tuberculosis. This database provides statistics on these conditions at the state and county level. AtlasPlus was recently updated to include eleven new indicator related to HIV and indicators that… Read More »

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Jun

25

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Advancing Obesity Solutions Through Investments in the Built Environment: Proceedings of a Workshop

Posted by on June 25th, 2018 0 comments

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report titled, Advancing Obesity Solutions Through Investments in the Built Environment: Proceedings of a Workshop describes the proceedings of a workshop related to obesity and the built environment. This report explains that throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, weight gain has increased as access to healthy foods… Read More »

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Jun

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Improving Access to Disaster Health Information

Posted by on June 20th, 2018 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine released a new design for the Disaster Information Management Research Center website and the Disaster Lit® database.  The new design improves access to key resources on natural and man-made disasters, as well as public health emergencies such as emerging infectious diseases. You will also find disaster apps and other mobile-based… Read More »

Posted in: General, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Websites

Jun

20

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FDA’s Office of Women’s Health

Posted by on June 20th, 2018 0 comments

The FDA’s Office of Women’s Health has a variety of resources to help women make healthy choices for themselves and their loved ones. Check out the women’s health resources and healthy living tips on this page medication safety for women. The Women’s Health Alert is an e-Update that highlights women’s health initiatives, meetings, and regulatory safety… Read More »

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Jun

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The National Institutes of Health Launches HerbList, a Mobile App on Herbal Products

Posted by on June 20th, 2018 0 comments

The National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCH) has launched HerbList™ – an app for research-based information about the safety and effectiveness of herbal products. Developed by NCCIH and launched through the National Library of Medicine’s app pages, HerbList is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. HerbList helps… Read More »

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Jun

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Men’s Health Month

Posted by on June 14th, 2018 0 comments

June is Men’s Health Month. The Centers for Disease Control says that on average, men in the U.S. die 5.6 years earlier than women, and at higher rates from 9 of the 10 leading causes of death. The Office of Minority Health is focusing on advocating for men and boys to get screenings for preventable… Read More »

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Jun

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Summer Food Safety

Posted by on June 12th, 2018 0 comments Tags:

Summer weather is a time for gathering of friends and family on picnics and cookouts. It is also a time when foodborne illnesses can increase. But with a few safety tips much of this can be avoided. Planning to barbecue? First of all, check to make sure your grill is safe to use. The National… Read More »

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Jun

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Safe and Healthy Traveling

Posted by on June 12th, 2018 0 comments

School is out and the summer offers opportunities to see family, friends, and new experiences. Whether you’re traveling close by or internationally, by bicycle or cruise ship, on your own or with children, preparation is important. Take some time to view the suggested web links below to better enjoy traveling. MedlinePlus’ Traveler’s Health webpage includes… Read More »

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Jun

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June issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on June 6th, 2018 0 comments

Check out the June issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research.

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May

25

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The case for Health Literacy- Moving from equality to liberation

Posted by on May 25th, 2018 0 comments

The National Academy of Sciences states that Health Literacy is something that should be a priority of the health care system. As talked about in this article it should not be something that is merely equal for everyone involved but should be pushed to the point that there is full transparency for the average person… Read More »

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