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Aug

18

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GeneEd: Genetics, Education, Discovery

Posted by on August 18th, 2016 0 comments

The Featured Website from the August 2016 NIH News in Health GeneEd: Genetics, Education, Discovery Want to know more about genes and how they work? Or learn about DNA forensics, biotechnology, and related careers? This educational website has up-to-date information, animations, games, interactive tutorials, and teacher resources designed for students and educators in grades 9 to 12.

Posted in: Children and Teens, National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Aug

15

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Kidney Resources on MedlinePlus

Posted by on August 15th, 2016 0 comments

MedlinePlus has added a new health topic page on Kidney Tests. Check out this page and other Kidneys and Urinary System topics: https://nnlm.gov/bhic/xuh7

Posted in: General, National Library of Medicine News

Aug

04

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NLM 4 Caregivers Project

Posted by on August 4th, 2016 0 comments

The project NLM 4 Caregivers is designed to increase awareness of NLM resources among family caregivers who actively seek health information online using social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and listservs, for discussing and exploring health issues. NLM 4 Caregivers discusses a wide variety of resources for searching and managing medications, such as… Read More »

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

Jul

28

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TOXMAP adds Native Lands layer

Posted by on July 28th, 2016 0 comments

“The TOXMAP beta now includes a Native Lands map layer that shows geographic areas of certain native populations, including American Indian Reservations and Off-Reservation Trust Lands, Alaska Native Village Statistical Areas, and Hawaiian Home Lands…” Read the full announcement from the National Library of Medicine TOXMAP News, https://nnlm.gov/bhic/3lkf. The announcement includes a link to guides on… Read More »

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

Jul

28

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New issue of MedlinePlus magazine

Posted by on July 28th, 2016 0 comments

The Summer 2016 issue of NIH MedlinePlus magazine is now online. Topics include Zika virus, alcohol-medicines interactions, endmetriosis, oral health and aging, colorectal cancer, precision medicine, and age-related macular degeneration. To read the full issue, visit https://nnlm.gov/bhic/uuyw

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

Jul

22

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New National Institute on Aging Facebook Page

Posted by on July 22nd, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

If you like getting Healthy Aging Tips from NIHSeniorHealth.gov, then you’ll also appreciate the new Facebook page from the National Institute on Aging (NIA). There you’ll find tips on exercise, nutrition, and caregiving, plus information on Alzheimer’s disease and ways to manage other health issues that can be a part of growing older. Check it… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Senior

Jun

15

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Traumatic events – Preparing, Responding, and Coping

Posted by on June 15th, 2016 0 comments Tags: ,

The Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) has a number of resources regarding preparing for, responding to, and coping with traumatic events. DIMRC Coping with Disasters, Violence and Traumatic Events, http://1.usa.gov/1Nwmm1n Disaster Lit®  searches Health care tools and information for surge response, http://1.usa.gov/262AwD5 Resources for the professional response workforce on shooting incidents, http://1.usa.gov/1Uzixwl Self-care and coping resources for… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Mental Health, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Websites

Jun

02

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New Nursing Videos from NLM!

Posted by on June 2nd, 2016 0 comments

NLM recently released two short YouTube videos for nurses. They are linked as part of the PubMed for Nurses Tutorial. The titles are NLM Resources for Nurses: Research http://bit.ly/1UjVvZH and NLM Resources for Nurses: Patient Education http://bit.ly/1VzVvds They briefly show information about various useful NLM websites, and are nicely done with music.  Both are less than four… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Websites

May

31

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HealthReach Webinar

Posted by on May 31st, 2016 0 comments

Date: June 9, 2016 Time: Noon to 1 PM Eastern Presenter: Laura Bartlett / Outreach and Special Populations Branch, National Library of Medicine Description: HealthReach is a resource of quality multilingual, multicultural public health information for those working with, or providing care to, individuals with limited English proficiency. In Spring 2016, the site was redesigned…. Read More »

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

May

23

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MedlinePlus adds 3 lab tests

Posted by on May 23rd, 2016 0 comments

MedlinePlus has three new health topic pages on common lab tests. Urinalysis: http://1.usa.gov/1sN60iG Liver Function Tests: http://1.usa.gov/1TrnkFj Blood Count Tests: http://1.usa.gov/1qF7nOo    

Posted in: General, National Library of Medicine News

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