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Mar

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Resources on Kidney Health

Posted by on March 15th, 2017 0 comments

“Did you know? Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure. Almost half of people starting dialysis have kidney failure caused by diabetes. Diabetes can damage your kidneys. This damage can happen over many years, without you feeling it. But, even if you have diabetes, you can take steps to help keep your kidneys healthy.”… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Health

Mar

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Patient Safety Awareness Week

Posted by on March 13th, 2017 0 comments

It’s Patient Safety Awareness week, March 12-18. Whether you are a health care professional or a health care consumer, patient safety is an important topic to consider when it comes to health information. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), consumers can help prevent medical errors for themselves and their loved ones by: Speaking… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Evaluation, Health Professionals, 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

Mar

06

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Upcoming Class on Consumer Health Services

Posted by on March 6th, 2017 0 comments

Interested in consumer health? Registration is now open for the spring offering of the 4-week online class Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services. This free online course defines the core competencies of providing consumer health information services and then dives directly into the essential skills and knowledge that… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Outreach, Public Health

Mar

06

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Resources on Bleeding Disorders

Posted by on March 6th, 2017 0 comments

March is bleeding disorders awareness month. Below are a few resources to get started on educating yourself and others about this important health observance. MedlinePlus Health Topics – includes resources for understanding what it means to have a bleeding disorder, common symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, patient handouts, and links to related genetic conditions. Hemophilia Federation… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Outreach, Public Health

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

08

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Registration Closing Soon! Summit on Disaster Recovery for Delaware

Posted by on February 8th, 2017 0 comments

The Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, and the Delaware Division of Libraries are sponsoring a summit at Dover Downs, Delaware. Disaster Recovery for Delaware: Exploring Potential Partnerships Among Emergency Planners, First Responders, Librarians and Others February 28, 2017, 8:30 am – 4 pm ET Agenda… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Health Professionals, In the Region, Public Health

Feb

07

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Multilingual Resources for Children’s Dental Health

Posted by on February 7th, 2017 0 comments

From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Children should learn the benefits of brushing, flossing, and regular dental checkups from an early age, to prevent cavities and dental problems in adulthood. The American Dental Association named February 2017 as National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the National Library of… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Professionals, News from NLM/NIH, Public Health

Feb

02

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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

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