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Aug

06

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Where do the French Go When Seeking Health and Medical Information?

Posted by on August 6th, 2018 1 comment

                                                  The inside of my elbow swelled up and it was burning and itching. Hardly, a medical emergency, but enough discomfort for me to seek out some treatment information.   I couldn’t… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Patient Engagement, Public Health

Jul

02

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Learn to Cope First Annual Conference

Posted by on July 2nd, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Massachusetts Governor Charile Baker provides a video welcome to those at the First Annual Learn to Cope Conference       Pillman: Exhibit built with all of the prescription medication bottles formerly used by a man now in recovery             They say knowledge is power. From what I saw and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Jun

04

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CNN Looks at the Best and Worst Cities for the Differently-abled

Posted by on June 4th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Kamau learns what it’s  like to be blind   She is a top model and has muscular dystrophy   Reducing Health Disparities Among VIPs and Other Minority Groups was the title of the NNLM NER funded grant project implemented by Visions Consulting in Year 1. Visually-impaired attorney, Liz Myska and business partner Jack Peacock are… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, Patient Engagement

May

01

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Trends in Adult Learning

Posted by on May 1st, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

  Are you a student or a teacher? My answer is I am both. Even if you are an educator in a K-12 school, college or a university, I bet you also spend a portion of your time wearing the hat of a student.  Most of us experience being a student because our jobs require… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest, Instructional Design, Trainings

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… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources

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