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Nov

21

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Provide Health Information Like an Expert

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The MLA Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) offers training to librarians in providing health information services to consumers and recognizes them for the accomplishment of acquiring new health information skills. By earning a CHIS, you develop the skills and knowledge needed to become a confident, expert provider of health information to your community. Your CHIS… Read More »

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Nov

19

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Teaming up to Strengthen Library-Community Connections

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Two libraries in the Salt Lake City area hired library staff with special connections to diverse communities as part of a project funded this year by the NNLM MidContinental Region. These “community wellness liaisons,” aided members of their communities in accessing library services and programs, with a special emphasis on health-related information. They were hired… Read More »

Posted in: #Health Interest List, #Public/K-12 List, All of Us, Blog

Nov

18

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Living on the Data Fringe: Vaccines on the Mind

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  The GOOD news on the vaccine front over the past few weeks related to the progress of the pharmaceutical companies may be an indicator that we are seeing the light at the end of this dark COVID-19 tunnel. Although no vaccine is 100% effective (WHO, 2020), numbers like 90 – 95% efficacy should bring… Read More »

Posted in: #CC/Academic List, #Health Interest List, #Health Sciences List, #Public/K-12 List, Blog, Data Science

Nov

11

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News from the National Library of Medicine & National Institutes of Health

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“Fostering a Culture of Scientific Data Stewardship”, from the NLM Director’s blog UMLS 2020AB Release Available GenBank 240.0 is available and surpasses 10 trillion basepairs! *“Speeding COVID-19 Drug Discovery with Quantum Dots”, from the NIH Director’s blog New report on indicators of well-being among older Americans NIH Researchers Discover a New Inflammatory Disease Called VEXAS… Read More »

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Nov

11

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December MCR Webinar – The evolution of public health: Tackling tough questions and messy stuff

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As public health has taken the world stage during a global pandemic, the future of public health is both clear and unclear. How does COVID-19 relate to factors that impact health and future health? How do we apply lessons learned? What are the key roles of nature and mental health, in this pandemic and beyond?… Read More »

Posted in: #CC/Academic List, #Health Interest List, #Health Sciences List, #Public/K-12 List, All Members

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