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Call for Proposals: 2020 New England Graphic Medicine Conference

Posted by on December 9th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

Hey New England, do you have something to say about graphic medicine?  Are you a librarian with a unique approach to integrating graphic medicine into your collections and outreach?  Are you a creator with a unique approach to creation and dissemination? Are you a researcher with insights into how graphic medicine can be used for… Read More »

Posted in: Graphic Medicine

Nov

19

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Getting the Most from NNLM: Public Health

Posted by on November 19th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

If you’re reading this blog, then you’re probably familiar with what NLM, NNLM and NNLM NER do. Over the last month, I’ve spent time at public health conferences in Connecticut, Massachusetts and the national American Public Health Association Conference and had similar conversations at all three.  Although many public health partners are familiar with MedlinePlus… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

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Resources You Can Use: Health Literacy Month

Posted by on October 18th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

October is Health Literacy Month! People working in health information use the term health literacy a lot. But what is health literacy and how can we improve it?  What resources are available to help support health literacy? What is Health Literacy? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) defines health literacy as “the… Read More »

Posted in: Patient Engagement, Public Health

Sep

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Resources You Can Use: Youth Emergency Preparedness

Posted by on September 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

September is National Preparedness Month and there’s still time to save for an emergency, make and practice your plan, and get involved in community preparedness. This year, Week Three of Preparedness Month (September 15-21) is focused on Youth Preparedness.  Kids can be great ambassadors for preparedness and involving them in the planning process can improve… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Public Health

Aug

19

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Reaching Around the World: Grantees’ Big Summer

Posted by on August 19th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Brittany Netherton and Brenda Lormil two NNLM NER grantees had big summers presenting the work they’re doing at events in San Diego and Sweden! Brittany from the Darien Library had the opportunity present on graphic novels in the library at the San Diego Comic-Con and her work with Graphic Medicine. From Brittany: “On Thursday, July… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project, Graphic Medicine

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