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Healthnet News Fall issue

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The Fall issue 2012 of Healthnet News is now available on Healthnet’s website at http://library.uchc.edu/departm/hnet/hnews.html The new issue has information on resources about West Nile virus, planning inexpensive, nutritious meals, clinical research trials and deciding whether or not to participate, important steps to follow when dropping off and picking up your medicine from the pharmacy,… Read More »

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Pew’s Mobile Health 2012

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On November 8, the Pew Internet and American Life Project released Mobile Health 2012. This report gives us the latest findings on health information seeking by smartphone owners. Most notably, this report gives us data about the fast adoption of health apps by Latinos and African-Americans. These findings are the result of a nationwide telephone… Read More »

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New Outreach Coordinator

Posted by on November 13th, 2012 0 comments

Hello to all of our members and the rest of the region. I am the new Outreach Coordinator for the NN/LM New England Region. I have a B.S. from UMass Amherst and will be completing my MLIS from The University of Alabama next semester. I have twelve years of marketing and sales experience, including in the health care… Read More »

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Nov

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New IOM Report on Assessing the Value of Community Health Interventions

Posted by on November 7th, 2012 0 comments

For those of you interested in community health outreach and prevention education, there is a new report out by the Institute of Medicine proposing a new framework for assessing the value of community-based health interventions. The report titled, An Integrated Framework for Assessing the Value of Community-Based Prevention is freely downloadable at http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2012/An-Integrated-Framework-for-Assessing-the-Value-of-Community-Based-Prevention.aspx . In… Read More »

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MedlinePlus Showcased at Language of TB Conference

Posted by on November 6th, 2012 0 comments

Mark Goldstein was invited to co-present at the “Language of TB” Conference on November 5th, that took place at the Hoagland-Pincus Center in Shrewsbury, MA.  The conference was hosted by Health Resources in Action (HRiA), a nonprofit public health organization dedicated to promoting individual and community health through prevention, health promotion, policy, and support of… Read More »

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