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Dec

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Pennsylvanians can Receive Naloxone for Free on Thursday

Posted by on December 11th, 2018 0 comments

From the Pennsylvania Press Room: The Wolf Administration will provide naloxone for free to any Pennsylvanian who wants it at nearly 80 locations across the state, primarily at state health centers and county/municipal health departments, on Thursday, December 13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., as part of the administration’s ongoing effort to reduce the… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, In the Region, K-12, Public Health

Dec

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It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week!

Posted by on December 4th, 2018 0 comments

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), December 2-8, 2018, is a national awareness campaign focused on highlighting the importance of influenza vaccination. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) established NIVW in 2005 to highlight the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond. Why December? Flu vaccination coverage estimates from past seasons have… Read More »

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

Nov

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National Rural Health Day 2018

Posted by on November 8th, 2018 0 comments

November 15, 2018 is National Rural Health Day. The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health reserves the third Thursday of November to “Celebrate the Power of Rural”. National Rural Health Day is an opportunity to honor rural communities and highlight the unique healthcare challenges they face. Visit the National Rural Health Day website… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Health

Oct

29

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Resources for Coping with Trauma

Posted by on October 29th, 2018 0 comments

As many of you may know, NNLM MAR’s offices are located at the University of Pittsburgh, just a few miles from the Tree of Life Synagogue where 11 people lost their lives on Saturday morning. While all NNLM MAR staff are physically safe, we grieve with our friends, neighbors and colleagues. This morning, we received… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Health Professionals, In the Region, K-12, Outreach, Public Health

Sep

27

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Call for Volunteers: NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Posted by on September 27th, 2018 0 comments

In April of this year, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine hosted a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to add citations to Wikipedia articles on rare diseases, using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus, PubMed, and the NIH resource Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center. Are you interested in improving the health information… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Open Access, Outreach, Public Health

Aug

30

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Did you miss the first round of MAR funding? Apply now for $19,000

Posted by on August 30th, 2018 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, a health information outreach program funded by the National Library of Medicine, has funding for two grants of $19,000. Libraries, community-based organizations, schools, health care providers, and other organizations that provide health programming or services within PA, NY, NJ or DE are eligible to apply…. Read More »

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

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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Request for Quotations: HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects

Posted by on June 18th, 2018 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the solicitation of quotations from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that will improve access to HIV/AIDS related health information for patients, the affected community, and their caregivers. Projects must involve two or more of the following information access categories: Information Retrieval Skills… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funding, Health Professionals, News from NLM/NIH, Outreach, Public Health

May

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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

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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

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