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Jun

10

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African American Health and Anti-Racist Resources

Posted by on June 10th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

This article was adapted from Latitudes, the Newsletter from PSR. In light of recent events including police brutality and ensuing protests, the staff at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, stand with the African American community. In this article, you will find resources related to recent funded projects, African American mental… Read More »

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May

26

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Member Spotlight: Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center

Posted by on May 26th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

According to the 2018 Pennsylvania LGBT Health Needs Assessment, more than 1 in 4 LGBT people had not come out to any of their healthcare providers, often due to fear of a negative reaction. Further, nearly a third of respondents reported that their healthcare provider was slightly or not at all competent about LGBT health… Read More »

Posted in: Member Highlights, The MAReport

May

18

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Bringing Health Programming into Public Libraries

Posted by on May 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

The All of Us Research Program (All of Us) is seeking one million or more people from across the U.S. to help speed up medical research. People who join will share information about their health, habits, and what it’s like where they live. By looking for patterns, researchers will learn more about what affects people’s… Read More »

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May

11

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Substance Use Disorder Resources

Posted by on May 11th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

As a member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s (NNLM) Substance Use Disorder Working Group, I have been looking through some freely available resources available on this topic. As always, MedlinePlus has trustworthy resources for the public. MedlinePlus’ list of topic pages on Substance Abuse Problems offers a comprehensive list of topics ranging… Read More »

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Apr

27

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Attending MisinfoCon 7.0: A Summit on Misinformation in Health Communication

Posted by on April 27th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

Already familiar with MisinfoCon? Skip ahead to read our top 10 takeaways from MisinfoCon 7.0. In a digital world where information spreads around the world in seconds, the ongoing issue of misinformation deserves serious attention – especially since false, misleading, or unfounded information sometimes spreads more quickly and easily than reliable information. In 2017, three… Read More »

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Apr

13

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Farewell from Hannah Sinemus

Posted by on April 13th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

My time with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) has been invaluable to me – as a library professional, a technology support specialist, and in the realm of health information outreach. I have been working behind the scenes at MAR since 2016, providing support and quality assurance on trainings… Read More »

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Mar

09

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Member Spotlight: Western New York Library Resources Council

Posted by on March 9th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

The Western New York Library Resources Council (WNYLRC) is a not-for-profit consortium of libraries and library systems serving 6 counties of Western New York. WNYLRC is a member-driven organization serving all types of libraries including public, academic, school, and special libraries. As recipients of a recent All of Us Community Engagement Award, Heidi Ziemer, Grace… Read More »

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Feb

24

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Bridging the Digital Divide in Public Housing Communities

Posted by on February 24th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

At the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR), much of the health literacy outreach we conduct revolves around digital resources. Increasing access to reliable health information is at the core of our organizational mission, and this includes navigating resources on various websites, using mobile apps, and much more. But what… Read More »

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Feb

18

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Citizen Science in the Library

Posted by on February 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

Although it’s currently still blustery and cold across the Middle Atlantic Region, spring will be here before we know it! We all know that spring brings sunshine and flowers, but did you know that it also brings Citizen Science Month in April? April is a great time to for folks venturing back outdoors (or staying… Read More »

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Feb

12

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High Quality Nutrition Information Resources

Posted by on February 12th, 2020 0 comments Tags:

As I prepare to speak at the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference in April, I’ve reflected on resources appropriate for dieticians and others who work in nutrition-related fields. In my role as Health Professions Coordinator at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR), I focus… Read More »

Posted in: Health Professionals, Public Health, The MAReport

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