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Apr

28

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Everett Haitian Community Center hosts Panel Discussion

Posted by on April 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

On a rainy Sunday afternoon, I pulled my roll luggage into a church basement on the Everett/Chelsea line in Massachusetts. I had MedlinePlus materials, printouts from HealthReach, laptop, iPhone and my National Library of Medicine table cover. I heard the congregation singing in the chapel upstairs. Our Lady of Grace celebrates Mass in Haitian Creole on… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Apr

24

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All of Us Research Program – Ready to Launch Nationally on May 6

Posted by on April 24th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine is excited to announce the All of Us Research Program official launch on Sunday, May 6, 2018.  This national event will be held in seven communities throughout the United States and will be broadcast  and on Facebook Live. The All of Us Research Program is a historic effort… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us

Apr

17

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#Fakenews

Posted by on April 17th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Any guesses on what the 2017 “Word of the Year” was? It was actually a term, not a word. The term was “Fake news.” Just 18 months ago this term was not familiar to most of us. However, “fake news” has become a very important topic to all of us. According to a recent article… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources

Apr

10

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Recreational Marijuana and Impact on Driving

Posted by on April 10th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

On the day that the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission began accepting applications for Registered Marijuana Dispensaries, UMass Amherst hosted a symposium entitled Marijuana Legalized: Research, Practice and Policy Considerations. The School of Public Health and Health Sciences invited Darrin Grondel, Director of Washington (State) Traffic Safety Commission, to speak about the impacts of legalized recreational marijuana… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

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