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Apr

10

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PLA and NNLM Partner to Bring Health Questions to Project Outcome

Posted by on April 10th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Through this partnership, PLA will launch a new survey intended to measure the effectiveness of public libraries’ consumer health programming in Project Outcome, the association’s free toolkit designed to help public libraries understand and share the impact of essential library services and programs. The survey will be added to Project Outcome in April 2019. “With this… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

Mar

20

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Health Information on Floods

Posted by on March 20th, 2019 0 comments

As the flooding continues in the Midwest, we wondered if you were responding to requests for assistance from any libraries in your regions. Below are some resources which focus on flooding. Please let us know if there is any way we can assist. Aimed at the Professional Workforce:  Floods: Health Information Guide  (Syndicated page allows you to embed… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, General, NLM Resources, Public Health, Public Libraries

Feb

27

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Wisconsin Health Literacy Begins Workshops on GMR-Funded Project

Posted by on February 27th, 2019 0 comments

Despite the frigid cold and mounds of snow in Wisconsin, the GMR-funded project Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust is picking up steam! Through this project, Wisconsin Health Literacy is offering 32 “digital health literacy” workshops for consumers most at risk for low health literacy. Although weather has forced some workshops to be rescheduled,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding, Public Libraries, Success Stories, Training

Jan

18

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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

15

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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

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