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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »