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Aug

16

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Free continuing education for public library staff

Posted by on August 16th, 2018 0 comments

Are you a public library staff member? Are you looking for health programming ideas? Do want to improve your ability to respond to health information requests? The National Network of Libraries of Medicine provides free online training. Some of the courses may even qualify for continuing education credit that can be applied to the Consumer… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, Education, Outreach

Aug

15

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Resources for National Breastfeeding Month

Posted by on August 15th, 2018 0 comments

August is National Breastfeeding Month. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) support and maintain many diverse resources that include breastfeeding and lactation topics, to help new mothers learn about the benefits and potential risks involved in breastfeeding their babies. Below are just a few resources to get started. Looking… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, Public Health

Jun

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Headed to ALA? So is NNLM!

Posted by on June 5th, 2018 0 comments

Several staff members from across the National Network of Libraries of Medicine will be in New Orleans this month for the American Library Association Conference. We hope to meet you at one of the following events. All are listed in Central Standard Time (CT): Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) Academic Coordinator Elaina Vitale and Executive Director… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, Exhibits, Outreach

May

14

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Opioid Misuse and Addiction Resources in Multiple Languages

Posted by on May 14th, 2018 0 comments

In response to the current opioid crisis, the National Library of Medicine partnered with Healthy Roads Media to produce a collection of materials that teach people about opioids and opioid misuse. The collection of Opioid Misuse and Addiction Resources has 22 easy-to-read handouts, videos, and audio recordings in English and Spanish. Opioids Basics Pain Prescription… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, Public Health

Apr

25

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Pediatric Palliative Care Resources from the National Institute of Nursing Research

Posted by on April 25th, 2018 1 comment

Now available on HealthReach, The NINR Palliative Care: Conversations Matter® campaign offers evidence-based materials in English and Spanish for health care providers and for parents and families of children living with serious illnesses: Pediatric Palliative Care at a Glance – this two-page fact sheet provides a brief overview of pediatric palliative care, and answers some… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, Public Health

Apr

02

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Last Chance to Register – Funding to attend Health Symposium for Public Librarians

Posted by on April 2nd, 2018 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is offering stipends of up to $500 to support travel and lodging to attend the Health Information for Public Librarians Symposium taking place at this year’s Medical Library Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA. The Symposium will take place on May 22nd and 23rd. Stipends are offered… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding

Feb

08

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Health Information for Public Librarians Symposium – Funding Available!

Posted by on February 8th, 2018 0 comments

UPDATE: The application deadline has been extended. Applications will be accepted while space is available. Additionally, in an effort to support public librarians from our region, NNLM MAR will also purchase roundtrip airfare for attendees from our region (Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania). Please Note: If your application is accepted, NNLM-MAR staff will… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding

Jan

22

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Do You Know What to Do in the Case of a Radiation Emergency?

Posted by on January 22nd, 2018 0 comments

Get Inside. In a radiation emergency you may be asked to get inside a building and take shelter for a period of time. Learn more about sheltering options. This action is called “sheltering in place.” Get to the middle of the building or a basement, away from doors and windows. Bring pets inside. Stay Inside…. Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, News from NLM/NIH

Jan

17

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PLA Preconference! Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community

Posted by on January 17th, 2018 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is partnering with the Public Library Association (PLA) to present a full-day session in conjunction with the PLA 2018 Conference in Philadelphia, PA. This preconference will review core competencies of providing health and wellness services, coach you through understanding your community’s needs, and explore how to create… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, In the Region, Outreach, Public Health

Jan

15

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NHO Awareness Slides

Posted by on January 15th, 2018 0 comments

Use the MAR created National Health Observance slideshow at your organization! MAR has created a PowerPoint slide deck that provides you with ready-made promotional graphics, highlighting different National Health Observances each month. If your library or organization has a screen that is used to promote different events, resources and services then you can simply add… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, Consumer Health, K-12, Outreach, Public Health

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