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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

Jan

31

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NLM and Government Resources for Locating Health Services and Organizations

Posted by on January 31st, 2017 0 comments

From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: Do you often need help finding local health services?  The National Library of Medicine (NLM) offers a curated list of links to online directories, to help you locate libraries, health professionals, services, and facilities close to you. At MedlinePlus, you can browse a list of directories organized under… Read More »

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

Jan

19

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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

Jan

09

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#Glaucoma Awareness Month: Resources from NLM

Posted by on January 9th, 2017 0 comments

From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, and the Glaucoma Research Foundation estimates that more than 3 million people in the US are affected by the condition.  According to MedlinePlus, Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye’s optic nerve, and it is a leading cause… Read More »

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

Dec

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#WinterSafety Twitter Chat

Posted by on December 14th, 2016 0 comments

Join America’s PrepareAthon, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), on Thursday, December 15th at 2pm ET for a Twitter Chat focusing on winter safety. This chat will be used to discuss storm terms, winter driving tips, winter supplies for your emergency kit, and how to heat your home safely. Follow and participate in… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Public Health

Dec

07

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Flu Shot Resources from NLM

Posted by on December 7th, 2016 0 comments

From the NLM Outreach and Special Populations Branch: The flu, also called influenza, is a potentially serious respiratory infection caused by a number of viruses, and getting the flu vaccination every year is the best way to lower your chance of getting the flu and spreading it to others.  National Influenza Vaccination Week 2016 is… Read More »

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

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