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May

25

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Online Training Resources for College Students from the National Library of Medicine

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

College students majoring in chemistry, public health, and many other health science fields can use the free online training resources available through National Library of Medicine (NLM) to learn about toxicology, health mapping for their local communities, how to locate drugs and chemicals through PubMed, genetics, and more. Students and instructors can find additional educational resources… Read More »

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

May

23

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HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project 2017

Posted by on May 23rd, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine will offer awards up to $50,000 for organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects to improve HIV/AIDS information access for patients and the affected community as well as their caregivers and the public. The NLM is particularly interested in proposals with creative and different approaches to disseminate information to populations that… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, HIV/AIDS, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Public Library, Scholarships and Grants

May

09

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To Your Health: an NLM podcast

Posted by on May 9th, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine presents a weekly audio update that highlights consumer health news and accompanying information from MedlinePlus. Information includes such topics as revised prostate cancer screening guidelines, low back pain and the geography of cancer deaths. This consumer health oriented podcast also helps consumers use MedlinePlus to follow up on weekly topics…. Read More »

Posted in: General, National Library of Medicine News

Apr

24

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NIHSeniorHealth brief tutorial videos

Posted by on April 24th, 2017 0 comments

Visit the Microlearning page from our own NNLM Pacific Northwest Region (PNR) for links to brief tutorials on NIHSeniorHealth, a site created specifically with Seniors in mind. The six tutorials are between one and three minutes long and provide helpful how-tos such as searching the site and using the toolkit for trainers.

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Senior

Apr

20

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Get Ready for Tornado Season

Posted by on April 20th, 2017 0 comments

In the April 18, 2017 NLM Musings from the Mezzanine, Stacey Arnesen and Florence Chang from the NLM Specialized Information Services share tornado and disaster preparedness resources. They also highlight the role librarians have played during emergencies: information first responders.

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, National Library of Medicine News

Mar

27

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LinkOut of PubMed to Institutional Repository

Posted by on March 27th, 2017 0 comments

“PubMed users can now see the icon that links to the full text deposited at an institutional repository (IR) using LinkOut. The LinkOut service allows you to link to full text, library holdings, and other relevant external resources from PubMed and other NCBI databases… The new institutional repository icons will link you to free full… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News

Mar

16

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Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients data science research grants

Posted by on March 16th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Data Science Research: Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients (R01) (PAR-17-159) The National Library of Medicine seeks applications for novel informatics and data science approaches that can help individuals gather, manage and use data and information about their personal health…To bring the benefits of big data research to consumers and patients, new biomedical informatics… Read More »

Posted in: Electronic Health Records, Health Information Literacy, National Library of Medicine News, Scholarships and Grants

Feb

04

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Beta Version of ClinicalTrials.gov Available for Testing

Posted by on February 4th, 2017 0 comments

A new beta version of ClinicalTrials.gov is available for user testing. The test site can be accessed from a link on the homepage or directly at https://nnlm.gov/bhic/1a4c. The beta site will be available for at least one month to obtain feedback from the public. The new version of ClinicalTrials.gov was developed to provide new features to support searching… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Feb

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Memory Affected by Cancer Treatment

Posted by on February 4th, 2017 0 comments

Many people are living longer with cancer because of major advances in diagnosis and screening as well as better treatments. But cancer treatment can have an impact on memory, sometimes referred to as “chemobrain.” From NIHSeniorHealth.gov you can learn how cancer treatment can affect memory and find tips to help improve memory and concentration after cancer treatment, see… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Mental Health, National Library of Medicine News, Senior

Jan

31

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Michael Phelps and Depression – NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Posted by on January 31st, 2017 0 comments

Michael Phelps shares his struggles with depression in the Winter 2017 issue of the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine. Additional articles include: Understanding Depression Treating the Problem Prostate Beating Breast Cancer Putting a Pause in Pain From Hot Flashes to Cool Insights: Menopause If you would like to receive email updates about the magazine or a free… Read More »

Posted in: General, National Library of Medicine News

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