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Keeping Up with the Facts Related to Lung Illnesses from E-cigarettes and Vaping

Posted by on October 4th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

                              My adult kids vape. Neither ever smoked cigarettes.  Until very recently, I honestly thought, “I have got better things to worry about.” Well, I was wrong. For a health professional who educates others about substance use and addiction, I was… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health

Aug

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World Breastfeeding Week

Posted by on August 5th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , ,

  The World Health Organization has named the first week of August as World Breastfeeding Week! You can read lots of important health information about breastfeeding on Twitter using #WorldBreastfeedingWeek. Most of us know that health professionals recommend that babies be breastfed for the first 6 months, if possible. Initially, breastfeeding may require a little… Read More »

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

Jul

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Sunscreen 101

Posted by on July 8th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,

  New England’s rainy spring has finally turned into summer. This past July 4th brought a string of sunny and hot days with lots of time spent outside. As I took out my sunscreen and looked at the SPF rating of 55 I thought to myself that if anyone asked me to explain what SPF… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health

Jun

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Eating with the Ecosystem: Citizen Science Project

Posted by on June 3rd, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

What New England foods do you associate with summertime in New England?   I bet “Lobstah” and “Fried Clams” are in your top ten answers. Being a “Foodie” who has lived in New England my whole life, I am very in tune with using local ingredients choosing recipes that celebrate New England’s local species and seasonal… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources

May

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Interested in Mental Health? Looking for a Great Conference? Check Out the AMHL/SALIS Annual Conference

Posted by on May 3rd, 2019 0 comments

What do you like most about your job? A big perk to my job as an Education and Outreach Coordinator for the NNLM NER is that there are many opportunities to attend very interesting conferences. Just last week, I was in Boston at the Countway Library of Medicine attending a 3-day annual conference of the… Read More »

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