Midwest Matters
The blog of NNLM Greater Midwest Region

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Funding Awarded for Marijuana Prevention and Information Outreach

Posted by on November 21st, 2017 0 comments

The GMR office is excited to announce that the Lakeville School District (MN) has been granted an Outreach Award to develop a prevention and information outreach campaign on the harms of teenage use of marijuana. Background As more states legalize marijuana, the perception of harm of marijuana use decreases. This sends a mixed message to… Read More »

Posted in: Blog


Nov

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Seeking food safety information about that turkey? Call the hotline!

Posted by on November 20th, 2017 0 comments

With Thanksgiving nearly upon us, I want to share the food and nutrition resources provided by our partners in the federal government, such as the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Within these resources, you’ll find food and nutrition resources, such as Thanksgiving infographics,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Training


Nov

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Reflections on Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles

Posted by on November 16th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not,… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science


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