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Jul

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National Institute on Aging – Staying Connected

Posted by on July 19th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

With the retirement of NIHSeniorHealth.gov on August 1st, sign up for the National Institute on Aging mailing lists for updates on health information relating to aging and older adults. E-alerts include healthy aging highlights, Alzheimer’s news and annoucements, NIA for Caregivers, Go4Life fitness tips, and tips to maintain motivation to help you be more active…. Read More »

Posted in: Senior, Websites

Jul

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Resources to Prepare for Dangerous Summer Heat from NLM

Posted by on July 13th, 2017 0 comments

Check the “Extreme Heat Events and Health” page from the National Library of Medicine to learn best practices for preparing and responding to dangerously hot summer weather. Topics covered on this page include: Health issues related to extreme heat. Preparedness and response resources. Worker and responder safety. Resources for specific populations (children). Health resources for… Read More »

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

Jul

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Opioid Epidemic Resources from NLM

Posted by on July 13th, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine has created a number of portals and lists with numerous resources on opioid abuse, addiction, and treatment. Diverse Populations – Public, Multiple Languages, and Healthcare Professionals (Outreach and Specific Populations Branch bulletin, 2017-05-10) Opiate Addiction and Treatment Portal (SIS Environmental Health and Toxicology) Response to the opioid epidemic – includes those… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Substance Addiction and Misuse, Websites

Jul

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Self-Advocacy resources for youth with disabilities

Posted by on July 11th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

KASA (Kids As Self Advocates) is a national, grassroots project created by youth with disabilities for youth and is a project of Family Voices.  It is made up of teens and young adults with disabilities speaking out. KASA knows youth can make choices and advocate for themselves if they have the information and support they need…. Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, General, Websites

Jul

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Aging with Pride website

Posted by on July 11th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

The LGBT+ National Aging Research Center is dedicated to creating innovations to address the health, aging, and well-being of LGBTQ midlife and older adults and their families. This Center is built upon strong collaborations across the nation with LGBTQ older adults, their families and communities, and service providers as well as multidisciplinary experts from such… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Senior, Websites

Jun

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National HIV Testing Day June 27th

Posted by on June 21st, 2017 0 comments

June 27th is National HIV Testing Day. Visit the CDC’s National HIV Testing Day page to find important online resources, social media sample  messages, posters and infographics to raise awareness and promote the CDC’s HIV testing campaign. Materials are available to help you incorporate the campaign in your community.

Posted in: General, HIV/AIDS, Public Health, Websites

Jun

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Genomics Imagery on Flickr

Posted by on June 13th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

Looking for genomics or health related images? The NIH National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) has launched a new image gallery on Flickr, featuring some of NHGRI staff’s favorite scientific illustrations, infographics, and photos. The new Flickr gallery lets you use this imagery as a resource for work presentations, school projects, news reports or just simply… Read More »

Posted in: Websites

Jun

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My Tribal Area

Posted by on June 9th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The U.S. Census Bureau created My Tribal Area, a tool that gives quick access to tribal area statistics from the American Community Survey (ACS). The broad categories include People, Jobs, Housing, Economy, and Education. More detailed views display income, health insurance coverage, occupations, and many more stats collected by the ACS.

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Regional Information, Websites

Jun

09

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Peer City Identification Tool

Posted by on June 9th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Community Development and Policy Studies division developed the Peer City Identification Tool to compare and visualize trends or challenges among a city’s peers, which can give needed context to “policymakers and practitioners.” The tool draws from city-level indicators from the American Community Survey and historical Decennial Census records. After clicking… Read More »

Posted in: Inner City, Low Income, Websites

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Intimate Partner Violence Toolkit

Posted by on June 9th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Futures without Violence, with funds from the HHS Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, has developed the IPV Toolkit specifically to aid health centers in building “a comprehensive and sustainable response to intimate partner violence (IPV)” and promoting prevention. The toolkit is available in web and PDF formats and gives resources for health centers including guides for… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Websites

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