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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 »
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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 »
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
The GMR office is excited to announce that Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) has been granted an Outreach Award for the development and implementation of a Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series. Background Both nationally and in Minnesota, Latinos experience persistent equity gaps in health and wellbeing. These disparities are not based in biology, but… Read More »
Great news! The Health Literacy Toolkit posters from the Libraries Transform campaign can now be ordered in 11×17 size. A little history of the project if you are not familiar: Designed to increase public awareness of the value, impact, and services provided by libraries and library professionals, the American Library Association’s Libraries Transform campaign ensures there is… Read More »