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Jan

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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

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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

Jan

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New COVID-19 Variations

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

The CDC published new information about the new COVID-19 variations on January 15, 2021. Information about the characteristics of these variants is rapidly emerging. Scientists are working to learn more about how easily they might spread, whether they could cause more severe illness, and whether currently authorized vaccines will protect people against them. At this… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Multilingual

Jan

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Consumer Health Collection Management, an on-demand course

Posted by on January 12th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) has a new on-demand course available for you to include in your professional development. Consumer Health Collection Management, is 4 credit hour online course which reviews collection management principles for health-related collections in public libraries. Watch a recorded presentation and complete 2 assignments to evaluate your… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Health Information Literacy, Public Library

Dec

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Advice from a Chiropractor

Posted by on December 30th, 2020 0 comments

Work pressures, relationship stress and other life challenges can cause tension headaches — especially when you add repetitive activities and poor posture to the mix. A chiropractor from the Cleveland Clinic offers practical tips for relief here.  

Posted in: Health Information

Dec

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HIV Pocket Guides from the CDC

Posted by on December 3rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Monday, December 1st, was World AIDS Day, an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Providing accurate health information is essential to HIV prevention and management. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, HIV/AIDS

Nov

10

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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

Oct

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Pregnancy Loss Support

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

Pregnancy loss is a harsh reality faced by many expecting couples. If you have lost your baby, you know how devastating and painful this loss can be. You might wonder if you’ll ever have a baby to hold and call your own. But surviving the emotional impact of pregnancy loss is possible. And many women… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information

Oct

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Celebrate Health Literacy This October

Posted by on October 8th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Health Literacy Month is a time for organizations, advocates, and individuals to promote the importance of making health information understandable for everyone. In the spirit of Health Literacy Month this October, the Public Library Association (PLA) is highlighting a suite of free tools and resources to public libraries to build awareness of health issues, prevention,… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Health Information Literacy, Public Library, Websites

Oct

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Free PLA Webinar Regarding ACA and LGBTQ Health

Posted by on October 8th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it critical for health information providers across the country to stay informed about the special protections and benefits health insurance coverage offers to the safety of LGBTQ community members. This free webinar will help educate public library practitioners about available health insurance coverage options, benefits, and special federal protections exclusively… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, Health Information Literacy, Minority Health Concerns, Public Library

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