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Apr

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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

Mar

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ChooseMyPlate for National Nutrition Month

Posted by on March 24th, 2017 0 comments

March is National Nutrition Month! Did you know the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has an entire website dedicated to healthy eating? Here are just a few of the awesome resources you can find on ChooseMyPlate.gov: Explore the food groups – learn about all of the food groups, including why we need them, where you… Read More »

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

Mar

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Apply for Funding Today!

Posted by on March 7th, 2017 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR), invites applications for projects beginning May 14, 2017 and ending April 30, 2018. Five award types are available for outreach projects that: Enhance clinicians’ and public health workers’ abilities to find and use biomedical and health information in practice and for patient education;… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Evaluation, Exhibits, Funding, Health Professionals, K-12, Outreach, Public Health, Technology, Technology and Libraries

Feb

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Upcoming Classes for March

Posted by on February 23rd, 2017 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) has a great line-up of courses for the month of March! Below are just a few of our upcoming offerings, and you can register for all of them TODAY! Don’t forget to check our training schedule periodically for new additions, or to see upcoming opportunities for April,… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, Consumer Health, Data Science, Education, Funding, Health Professionals, K-12, Outreach, Public Health

Feb

16

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Discover NNLM Resource Guides

Posted by on February 16th, 2017 0 comments

The mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public health by providing US health professionals with equal access to biomedical information, and improving the public’s access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. In line with this,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Evaluation, Health Professionals, K-12, Outreach, Public Health

Feb

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Upcoming Classes for February

Posted by on February 2nd, 2017 0 comments

A new month means a new list of training opportunities from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine! Here are a few of our offerings in February. Check out our training schedule to see other classes available to the Middle Atlantic Region. Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library Self-paced,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Funding, Health Professionals, K-12, Public Health

Jan

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Glossaries at SIS: Terminology for HIV/AIDS, Disasters, Toxicology and More

Posted by on January 19th, 2017 0 comments

From the NLM Outreach and Special Populations branch: Whenever you learn about a new health topic, you’ll need to become familiar with a new set of terms related to the topic, which is when a glossary may come in handy. Specialized Information Services at the National Library of Medicine provides access to glossaries covering a range of… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Health Professionals, K-12, News from NLM/NIH, Public Health

Oct

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NLM Resources to Prevent Domestic Violence

Posted by on October 20th, 2016 0 comments

From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: Domestic violence is a form of abuse that often involves a spouse or partner, but it can also be directed towards a child, older adult, or other family member. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the National Library of Medicine has domestic violence prevention resources available for the… Read More »

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

Oct

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Health Education Week

Posted by on October 17th, 2016 0 comments

October 17-21 is National Health Education Week. Sponsored by the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE), National Health Education Week brings, “attention to public health issues and promotes consumers’ understanding of the role of health education and health promotion in society. ” Visit the SOPHE page on this initiative to download a promotional toolkit, which… Read More »

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

Sep

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NLM Resources for Childhood Obesity

Posted by on September 26th, 2016 0 comments

From the NLM Outreach and Special Populations Branch: September is National Childhood Obesity Month, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 17% of children in the United States are obese. The National Library of Medicine provides health information resources for parents and teachers to help improve nutrition and exercise habits for children… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, K-12, Public Health

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