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Join the NNLM Reading Club and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (NAHH) as we present an afternoon with Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, M.D.. He’ll join our host, Edgar Gil Rico, NAHH, to discuss his book, Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon. Dr. Q, as he is known, shares his journey from a child in… Read More »
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The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s is growing — and growing fast. Today, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. 1 in 10 people aged 65 and older. The number of people living with Alzheimer’s is expected to reach nearly 14 million by mid-century. In this webinar, the Alzheimer’s Association will provide… Read More »
On November 17th at 2pm ET join Dr. Bill Sullivan, author of Pleased to Meet Me, as he describes the hidden forces of genetics that shape personality and behavior. Dr. Bill Sullivan is a professor of pharmacology and microbiology at the Indiana University School of Medicine. You can tune in here.
The NNLM South Central Region recently partnered with the Pottsboro Public Library to provide library patrons the technology to telehealth visits within the library. The project helps expand access and privacy to telemedicine for community members who otherwise might not have the resources. For more information, visit the award page. For those interested in the implementation… Read More »
Last week authors Dani McClain and Andrea Collier discussed McClain’s book, We Live for the We: the Political Power of Black Motherhood. “A longtime reporter on race, reproductive health, and politics, Dani McClain is also the mother of a little girl. Like all first-time mothers, she has countless questions about raising her child—and her questions… Read More »
The All of Us community engagement team at MCW is hosting a new virtual event series called the “All of U Health Education Series.” This is the recording from the first session on August 19, 2020 entitled “Diabetes: Ask the Doc.” Click here to watch the webinar whenever is convenient for you. Diabetes is a disease… Read More »
Did you know that you could help advance Alzheimer’s research by playing a game on your computer? Stall Catchers is designed by researchers at Cornell University to advance Alzheimer’s solutions through researching reduced blood flow in the brain or “stalls.” The game includes short videos from the brains of mice and asks you to score… Read More »
Registration is now open for Advancing the Response to COVID-19: Sharing Promising Programs and Practices for Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities, a virtual symposium hosted by the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) on September 17 from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m. ET. Register today to learn from national, state, Tribal and local experts leading these… Read More »
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