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Feb

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Do You Love the GMR? Let Us Count the Ways!

Posted by on February 8th, 2019 0 comments

This February, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Greater Midwest Region (GMR) is inviting you, our members and friends, to share how you’ve been impacted by the programs and services offered by our office. Have you… Attended GMR training that made a difference at your organization? Been awarded funding that made health information… Read More »

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Jan

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New Year, New Email Platform!

Posted by on January 29th, 2019 0 comments

We hope everyone’s 2019 is off to a great start. We have been busy these past couple weeks on a new project we can finally share with you! We are excited to announce that the NNLM Greater Midwest Region is welcoming a new email platform to help share our weekly digest. We are utilizing GovDelivery… Read More »

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Jan

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Celebrate American Heart Month with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on January 18th, 2019 0 comments

The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to announce its three book selections in support of American Heart Month, a February National Health Observance. Heart: A History by Sandeep Jauhar Beautiful Affliction by Lene Fogelberg This Heart of Mine: a Novel by C.C. Hunter To learn more about each of these titles, download… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, From the GMR, Outreach, Public Libraries

Jan

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The Journey is coming to town

Posted by on January 15th, 2019 0 comments

The Journey is visiting the Greater Midwest Region. No, not the rock band, but the NIH All of Us “mobile asset” designed to promote, educate, and enroll participants in the research program. Do you know about All of Us? The NIH All of Us Research Program is part of the Precision Medicine Initiative. What is precision… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, From the GMR, Outreach, Partner Outreach Libraries, Partner Outreach Libraries, Public Libraries

Nov

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Thanksgiving is National Family Health History Day

Posted by on November 21st, 2018 0 comments

Are you purchasing Ancestry.com or 23andMe for all your relatives on Black Friday? If so, you soon may be one of the estimated 100 million consumers who will have direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing by 2021.1 With improved technology and increased profits, consumer-directed companies promote easy and affordable tests for both ancestry and health information. However, both the general… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, From the GMR

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