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Posts by archive: April 2017

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Apr

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NNLM Resource Picks: Community Health Maps

Posted by on April 27th, 2017 0 comments

NNLM Resource Picks is a collaborative, bimonthly, webcast series featuring the National Library of Medicine resources to increase awareness of these resources as well as encourage their integration by libraries and other organizations to more fully serve their colleagues and communities. Join NNLM for the next session of Resource Picks on May 10! Participants are… Read More »

Posted in: Education

Apr

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News from the HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative: Deadline to Participate is May 5

Posted by on April 20th, 2017 0 comments

From the Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey (HSLANJ): The HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative (GLI) warmly invites medical librarians in the NNLM/MAR, SEA, and NER to participate in the Spring Offer! We have negotiated with 14 academic publishers Group pricing allows you to save 15-70% off regular pricing Choose, a la carte style, from… Read More »

Posted in: In the Region

Apr

19

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Increasing Health Equity Webinar

Posted by on April 19th, 2017 0 comments

From the Office of Minority Health: Are you interested in learning more about addressing the social determinants of health? The Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council (RHEC) aims to inform and strengthen programs, practices, policies, and services that contribute to achieving better health for all within Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Health Professionals, In the Region

Apr

18

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Resources for IBS Awareness Month

Posted by on April 18th, 2017 0 comments

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness month. IBS is fairly common, though there are no specific tests for it, nor is there an exact cause. If you are looking to learn more about IBS, or promote information to help spread awareness, check out these resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Public Health

Apr

13

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Resources for Diverse Populations for Alcohol Awareness Month

Posted by on April 13th, 2017 0 comments

From the Specialized Information Services (SIS) Outreach and Special Populations branch: Many Americans drink occasionally, and moderate drinking is probably safe for many people.  However, some people should not drink at all, including alcoholics, children, pregnant women, people taking certain medicines, and people with certain medical conditions.  April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and health professionals can… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, News from NLM/NIH, Outreach, Public Health

Apr

11

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NLM Webinar: Insider’s Guide to Accessing NLM Data: Welcome to E-utilities for PubMed

Posted by on April 11th, 2017 0 comments

Want to do more with PubMed? Want to extract just the PubMed data you need, in the format you want? Dreaming of creating your own PubMed tool or interface, but don’t know where to start? Join National Library of Medicine (NLM) staff on Tuesday, May 2 at 1pm EDT for a one-hour introductory webinar designed… Read More »

Posted in: Education, News from NLM/NIH, Technology

Apr

07

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Over Diagnosis – Why Too Many Lab Tests are Bad for Your Health

Posted by on April 7th, 2017 0 comments

Join the South Central Region (SCR) for this upcoming webinar on Wednesday, April 12 at 12:00 PM ET. Over diagnosis is an emerging concern among health care providers since it leads to unnecessary and potentially harmful over treatment. Over diagnosis occurs when people receive treatment for a disease or condition that won’t cause them symptoms… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Health Professionals, Public Health

Apr

06

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Request for Information: NNLM Seeks To Understand Library Research/Data-Related Services

Posted by on April 6th, 2017 0 comments

With the arrival of Patricia Flatley Brennan, R.N., Ph.D., as the new Director of the National Library of Medicine, the NNLM is thrilled to see her excitement, enthusiasm, and emphasis on the importance data plays and will play in biomedical discovery and delivery of healthcare. This means that if your library is supporting data-related research anywhere along the research… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Evaluation

Apr

03

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Twitter Chats for Minority Health Month

Posted by on April 3rd, 2017 0 comments

April is National Minority Health Month. This year the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) have organized some amazing online events to help spread awareness of health disparities, and open discussions about minority health issues. Not sure where to start when… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Health Professionals, K-12, Outreach, Public Health

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