[Skip to Content]
Visit our RSS Feed View our RSS Feed
NER Update October 18th, 2018
CategoriesCategoriesCategories Contact UsContact Us ArchivesArchives Region/OfficeRegion SearchSearch

Posts by author: Susan Halpin

You are viewing the post list, filtered by author. Select a post below for the full content.


Oct

01

Date prong graphic

Being Mortal

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

“I think I’m very uncomfortable with imperfection and in being fallible and how you live with your own imperfection,” says Atul Gawande. A little ironic, as he shared these words as part of his talk for the 99th Ingersoll Lecture on Immortality and Convocation at Harvard Divinity School held on September 6, at Sander’s Theatre… Read More »

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

Aug

31

Date prong graphic

Words Matter

Posted by on August 31st, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Who do you think would receive the better medical care… an “abuser” or a person who suffers from “substance use disorder”? Nearly 21 million people in the US have a substance use disorder, however, just ten percent of that number actually get treatment. What keeps people from getting the help they need? The number one… Read More »

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

Aug

06

Date prong graphic

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

Date prong graphic

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

Date prong graphic

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

NNLM New England Region
University of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 856-5985

This has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012347 with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

NNLM and NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | Download PDF Reader