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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

21

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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

Sep

21

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LatinX/Hispanic Heritage Month Part 1

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

The U.S. observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, sometimes referred to as LatinX Heritage Month, kicks off on September 15 and ends October 15. Several important, historical events land within this period, including Independence Day for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, on September 15, Mexico’s following on September 16, and Chile’s on September… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information, Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual

Sep

21

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LatinX/Hispanic Heritage Month Part 2

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

The U.S. observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, sometimes referred to as LatinX Heritage Month, kicks off on September 15 and ends October 15. Several important, historical events land within this period, including Independence Day for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, on September 15, Mexico’s following on September 16, and Chile’s on September… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual

Sep

21

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LatinX/Hispanic Heritage Month Part 3

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

The U.S. observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, sometimes referred to as LatinX Heritage Month, kicks off on September 15 and ends October 15. Several important, historical events land within this period, including Independence Day for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, on September 15, Mexico’s following on September 16, and Chile’s on September… Read More »

Posted in: General, Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual

Aug

19

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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Posted by on August 19th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

The NIH MedlinePlus Magazine August 2020 issue is now available! Read about vaccinations, treatments for traumatic brain injuries, and what you need to know about strokes, among other topics. As always, the magazine is available in Spanish as well. Subscribe to have it delivered in print or electronically.

Posted in: General, Health Information

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 »

Posted in: General, Health Information

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 »

Posted in: General, Health Information

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