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Jan

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Consumer Health Collection Management, an on-demand course

Posted by on January 12th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) has a new on-demand course available for you to include in your professional development. Consumer Health Collection Management, is 4 credit hour online course which reviews collection management principles for health-related collections in public libraries. Watch a recorded presentation and complete 2 assignments to evaluate your… Read More »

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

Dec

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Interested in a Genetic Counseling Career?

Posted by on December 8th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

What is a genetic counselor? What do they do and how much money do they make? These questions and more are answered in the Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code Genetic Counseling Career Profile interactive.  Scroll through to learn all about this STEM career in demand. It’s never too early to start planning whether you are a… Read More »

Posted in: Websites

Dec

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How Vaccines Work and are Developed

Posted by on December 8th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Vaccines can save millions of lives whether for the flu, measles, or other diseases. Currently researchers are hard at work developing vaccines that will prevent COVID-19. Vaccines contain tiny fragments of the disease-causing organism or the blueprints for making the tiny fragments. They also contain other ingredients to keep the vaccine safe and effective. These… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, Public Health

Sep

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Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool

Posted by on September 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The HHS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthy Schools has launched an online version of the Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PECAT), a free self-assessment and planning guide that helps school districts and schools conduct a clear, complete and consistent analysis of physical education curricula. The online PECAT is aligned with the National… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information, Websites

Aug

06

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Activity Books Teach about Nutrition in Ojibwe/English

Posted by on August 6th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Minwanjige, Mino-bimaadizi (Eat Well/ Live Well) activity books provide children with coloring pages, nutrition facts, recipes, and more in Ojibwe and English. The activity books are free to download from the University of Minnesota, Duluth and are available for Kindergarten and 1st-2nd Graders. These books were created by Anna Wirta Kosobuski, Rachel King-Siert, Teague Goodsky,… Read More »

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

Jul

14

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Clinical Conversations Training Program

Posted by on July 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Clinical Conversations is a program from the Network of the National Library of Medicine for training clinicians and other clinical staff who interact with patients about health literacy and related concepts. This program allows clinical trainers or managers to offer brief trainings embedded into regular staff meetings or trainings that they already facilitate as a… Read More »

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

Jul

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Tox Town Science Classroom

Posted by on July 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Looking for resources to learn about environment and health for middle school students? Explore the National Library of Medicine’s Tox Town Science Classroom to find lesson plans/activities, interactive games, hands on activities, videos, informational websites and more. Tox Town offers high quality consumer-level non-technical information about connections between chemicals, the environment, and the public’s health. … Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Websites

Jul

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NIH Scientist Game™ app

Posted by on July 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Students age 10 and up now have a fun way to experience the excitement of advancing science and health and exploring a research career. The NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) has just released the NIH Scientist Launch Game™ app. “Our app breaks new ground in STEM education,” said Dr. Noni Byrnes, Director of NIH… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens

Jul

09

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Educational Packets Available from NNLM’s HIV/AIDS Coordinating Center

Posted by on July 9th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

NNLM’s HIV/AIDS Coordinating Center (NACC) has curated educational packets for community-based organizations working with people with HIV. Each packet contains print books, brochures, and handouts that can be used in your resource room or shared with your clients. Educational packets are scheduled to be mailed in July 2020. Please email NACC nacc@umassmed.edu if you would like… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information, HIV/AIDS

Jun

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Smithsonian Online Exhibit, “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World”

Posted by on June 9th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Though the Smithsonian Museums are closed, the content of their exhibit, “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World,” is available online. Take this opportunity to read and explore so as to gain some context for the current pandemic we are confronting.

Posted in: Websites

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