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Jul

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Funding Available: Health Programming in Public Libraries

Posted by on July 1st, 2020 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) invites applications to support health programming for public library patrons in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. The purpose of the Health Programming in Public Libraries Award is to fund health programs for public library patrons that incorporate MedlinePlus and information about the All of Us… Read More »

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

Mar

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Celebrate Nutrition with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on March 2nd, 2020 0 comments

Good nutrition, combined with physical activity, can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases, and promote your overall health. Unfortunately, social factors such as poverty or inadequate food options may lead to obesity, malnourishment, and poor health. National Nutrition Month®, recognized each year during the month of March,… Read More »

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

Jan

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Free Health Programming for NYC Area Libraries!

Posted by on January 22nd, 2020 0 comments

End of Life Choices New York is a leading organization in New York working to improve end of life care and expand end of life options, to ensure a humane and peaceful death. They address issues such as quality of health care, health care choices, and human rights, autonomy, justice and the relief of human… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, In the Region, Outreach

Nov

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Member Spotlight: Audra Anusionwu

Posted by on November 18th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

I am Founder and Director of BeautiFitstrong Camp for Girls. As Director of BeautiFitstrong Camp, I curate an eight-week summer day camp for girls focused on health and overall wellness. It’s a full day program that services girls ages 5-13. We also hire WorkReady teen girls age 14-18. As a Certified Fitness Trainer and Wellness… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, K-12, The MAReport

Oct

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It’s National Health Education Week!

Posted by on October 23rd, 2019 0 comments

During the third week of October, the Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE) celebrates National Health Education Week. The goal of NHEW is to increase national awareness of major public health issues and promote a better understanding of the role of health education. Have you heard of the field of health education, or do you know… Read More »

Posted in: CHES, Consumer Health, Health Professionals, Outreach, Public Health

Apr

10

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NNLM Spring 2019 Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Posted by on April 10th, 2019 0 comments

When was the last time you used Wikipedia? With more than 7 billion views a year on over 155,000 health topic pages, Wikipedia may be the most popular online health information resource. Acknowledging that Wikipedia is a highly trafficked source for health related topics, it is then vital that we strive to improve the content… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Technology

Apr

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New for NNLM MAR members: Exploring Genetics with Kids and Teens Kit

Posted by on April 3rd, 2019 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, is here to help with your summer health programming! As partners of the Collaborative Summer Library Program’s A Universe of Stories, we are excited to offer a program-in-a-box that explores DNA and space! This kit is available only to NNLM members in New York, New… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, K-12

Apr

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It’s National Public Health Week!

Posted by on April 1st, 2019 0 comments

National Public Health Week (NPHW) begins today! Lead by the American Public Health Association (APHA), every year for the first week of April communities and organizations dedicated to improving the public health across the United states come together to spread awareness and highlight important health-related topics. Each day of NPHW focuses on a particular theme… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Outreach, Public Health

Feb

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Funding is Available for 2019-2020 Health Information Outreach Projects

Posted by on February 8th, 2019 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) invites applications for health information outreach and programming projects. The mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is to advance the progress of medicine, improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information, and improve individuals’… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, All of Us, Consumer Health, Funding, Health Professionals, Outreach

Jan

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Start the New Year with New Knowledge! Upcoming Training Opportunities from NNLM

Posted by on January 3rd, 2019 0 comments

Looking for professional development opportunities? The National Network of Libraries of Medicine provides opportunities for library staff, health professionals, educators and others to learn about new health information resources and programs. All of our classes are free, and many are eligible for continuing education credit from the Medical Library Association. Even if you will not… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Data Science, Education, Health Professionals, K-12

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