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Oct

18

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NIH to fund Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Posted by on October 18th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities will fund 12 specialized research centers to conduct research, research training, and community engagement activities focused on improving minority health and reducing health disparities. The grantees are: Leveraging Bio-Cultural Mechanisms to Maximize the Impact of Multi-Level Preventable Disease Interventions with Southwest Populations; Flavio Marsiglia, Ph.D., Arizona State… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns

Oct

12

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Breast Cancer Awareness for Minority Women

Posted by on October 12th, 2017 0 comments

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the National Cancer Institute is focusing on educational resources for minority women. This resource is a good place for minority women to start when faced with the decision to choose breast reconstruction surgery. It provides answers to basic questions such as: What is breast reconstruction? and Will health insurance pay… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns

Oct

12

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Precision Medicine and Native Health

Posted by on October 12th, 2017 0 comments

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) provides a Community Engagement Toolkit, featuring presentations, discussion questions, and interviews with 17 urban dwelling Native Americans that academic health centers can use to engage their communities in dialogue about the perceived risks and benefits of participating in the NIH Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) and other research efforts. Visit… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, National Library of Medicine News

Oct

10

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Supporting Nursing Mothers at Work

Posted by on October 10th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Looking for ways to support moms who need to pump at work? Women with children are the fastest growing segment of the workforce. According to the CDC, over 80% of women begin breastfeeding but many stop earlier than is recommended. Mothers need support from their families and communities but also at work especially when it… Read More »

Posted in: General, Minority Health Concerns

Oct

04

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Indian Health Service Website Webinar

Posted by on October 4th, 2017 0 comments

Register to attend the live training webinar, “Introduction to the U.S. Indian Health Service Website” on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 2 pm EDT. Speaker: Steve Beleu, Federal Government Information Specialist, Oklahoma Department of Libraries Learning outcomes: Participants will learn how to find information on the recently-revised website of the U.S. Indian Health Service. Expected… Read More »

Posted in: General, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Webinars

Oct

04

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Latest Health Disparities Data with the New Healthy People 2020 Widget

Posted by on October 4th, 2017 0 comments

Find the Latest Health Disparities Data with the New Healthy People 2020 Widget! The Healthy People 2020 team is pleased to announce the release of our health disparities data widget. The widget provides an easy way to find health disparities data related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives for the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs). LHIs… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health

Aug

25

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Getty Images: Diversity Pictures and Images

Posted by on August 25th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

When working and engaging with diverse communities, it’s important to use images and pictures that reflect that diversity. Getty Images wants the changing world to be reflected in your communications and touts that depicting diversity is one of their biggest priorities. Explore what’s available here: https://news.nnlm.gov/bhic/cfl4

Posted in: General, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Uncategorized, Websites

Aug

23

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Tobacco: Honoring our Traditions and our Health

Posted by on August 23rd, 2017 0 comments

The American Public Health Association and the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council announce a new video. Tobacco: Honoring our Traditions and our Health. This short video, produced by the Tribal Public and Environmental Health Think Tank, depicts tobacco prevention efforts in Wisconsin Tribal communities, highlighting the importance of reclaiming traditional tobacco. The historical use of tobacco in… Read More »

Posted in: Environmental Health, Minority Health Concerns

Aug

16

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Updated Multi-Cultural Resources for Health Information from NLM

Posted by on August 16th, 2017 0 comments

The list of Multi-Cultural Resources for Health Information from the National Library of Medicine, Outreach and Special Populations Branch has been updated with new resources added under all sections.  Find links to reliable online resources that cover cultural competency, health literacy, health resources in multiple languages, limited English proficiency, multicultural research, and more.  New sections have also been added to the list,… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual, National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Aug

14

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Finding Local Health Centers for National Health Center Week

Posted by on August 14th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

August 13-19 is National Health Center Week, and health centers are a valuable resource for anyone without health insurance. Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Health Centers provide preventative and primary care services for patients even if they do not have health insurance, and patients can pay what they can afford based on their income…. Read More »

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Minority Health Concerns, National Library of Medicine News

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