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Know Your Resources: Heart Health

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

February is American Heart Month, and you might have seen heart health information from all kinds of sources on social media.  But once Heart Month has passed, where do you turn if you need to find information about keeping your heart healthy?  Or learn what it means if your doctor orders an EKG? Or learn… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health

Feb

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You’re Invited: New England Graphic Medicine ComicCon

Posted by on February 15th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Are you interested in using Graphic Medicine as a health outreach tool, but don’t know where to start? Does your library have a Graphic Medicine collection, but you want ideas of how to expand and create outreach around these resources? Is your organization interested in creating Graphic Medicine to address a health need in your… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine, Trainings

Jan

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Stay Safe In Severe Winter Weather

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

We’re already several months into winter here in New England, but it’s never too late to check your supplies or brush up on winter weather safety tips. Cold weather can cause frostbite and hypothermia, as well as cause unsafe driving conditions, power failures, and house fires and carbon monoxide poisoning from space heaters and fireplaces. … Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Dec

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Health News You Can Use Beyond the Headlines

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

The news comes and goes quickly.  Health news is no different and it’s important to develop strategies and resources to learn more beyond the headlines. Continue to learn about some of 2018’s big health stories that will continue to impact 2019 with these resources. Natural Disasters and Emergencies-The Camp Fire in Northern California was the… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health

Nov

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Teaching Public Health with Graphic Medicine

Posted by on November 16th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Public Health is a broad set of actions that promote wellness, but a lot of people don’t understand what public health does for us.   Can graphic medicine (comics and graphic novels with health, wellness and disease themes) help us better understand public health?  Spoiler Alert: the answer is yes! Here are a few examples… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine

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