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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

Feb

14

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Facilitating Health Communication with Immigrant, Refugee, and Migrant Populations

Posted by on February 14th, 2017 0 comments

The Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is offering a one-day public workshop that will feature presentations and discussion on facilitating health communication related to immigrant, refugee, and migrant populations through the use of health literate approaches. Issues related to cultural competence, language access, and understanding the U.S…. Read More »

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

Jan

30

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Health Disparities: You know there’s a need, now prove it! (webinar)

Posted by on January 30th, 2017 0 comments

From the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region: Most of us can see with our own eyes that inequity exists, including in health access and outcomes. How do we prove it to policy makers, grant funders and other decision makers? Are there model interventions that we can replicate? This entry-level presentation will… Read More »

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

Jan

30

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Health Disparities: You know there's a need, now prove it! (webinar)

Posted by on January 30th, 2017 0 comments

From the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region: Most of us can see with our own eyes that inequity exists, including in health access and outcomes. How do we prove it to policy makers, grant funders and other decision makers? Are there model interventions that we can replicate? This entry-level presentation will… Read More »

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

Nov

16

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Healthy Native Youth: Offering Engaging, Relevant, Effective Health Resources webinar

Posted by on November 16th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

Office of Minority Health Resource Center presents Healthy Native Youth: Offering Engaging, Relevant, Effective Health Resources Tuesday, November 22, 2016 2 to 3pm EST Register at https://nnlm.gov/bhic/vs1b HealthyNativeYouth.org is a new one-stop-shop for educators and health advocates who want to expand learning opportunities for American Indian/Alaska Native youth. The site was designed for tribal health educators, teachers,… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Minority Health Concerns, Public Library, Webinars

Oct

31

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Have a safe Halloween!

Posted by on October 31st, 2016 0 comments

Before you get dressed up and start trick-or-treating tonight, check out these sites for safety tips from food to streets to costumes. Halloween Health and Safety Tips (CDC) A Safe and Spooktacular Halloween (KidsHealth from Nemours) Make Halloween a Sweet Dream, Not a Nightmare (Foodsafety.gov) ‘Lucky 13′ Tips for a Safe Halloween (FDA)

Posted in: Articles, Children and Teens, Public Health, Public Library

Oct

14

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#LibHealthChat on Twitter

Posted by on October 14th, 2016 0 comments

October 25, 2016 at 2 PM EDT Join the Office of Minority Health (@MinorityHealth) in a Twitter chat about resources and information that libraries provide in regards to health and minority communities. Use #LibHealthChat to participate. From tweet by @MinorityHealth.

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

Sep

07

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New Disaster Resources for K-12

Posted by on September 7th, 2016 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Specialized Information Services (SIS) K-12 team compiled a list of resources to teach K-12 students about disasters and disaster preparedness. You’ll find lesson plans, activity sheets, and age-appropriate information on drought, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, landslides, tornadoes, wildfires, and general disaster recovery and preparedness. For the list of resources, visit the… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Emergency Preparedness, Mental Health, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Public Library

Aug

26

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New Resources for Families on Choose MyPlate

Posted by on August 26th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

It’s back-to-school season and ChooseMyPlate.gov just launched new resources to help families eat better together. It’s also a great time for families to establish a new routine and work together toward a healthier lifestyle. Check them out here: https://nnlm.gov/bhic/nmu3.

Posted in: Children and Teens, Public Health, Public Library, Websites

May

31

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Libraries Connecting the Community to Health

Posted by on May 31st, 2016 0 comments

Health Happens in Libraries, a OCLC WebJunction program, highlights community health initiatives in public libraries. Two of the most recent post include: “Public and Health Sciences Library Collaboration for Community Impact: Lessons from the MS Buddy Project” Webinar: June 9, 2016, 3 to 4 PM Eastern For a description and registration, visit http://bit.ly/1XcDtQo “Gamifying and Growing a Community Health… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Public Library

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