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Sep

24

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NNLM Wikipedia FALL Edit-a-thon Call for volunteers!

Posted by on September 24th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

NNLM Wikipedia FALL Edit-a-thon Call for volunteers! Are you interested in improving the consumer health information available on Wikipedia? Do you want to utilize your librarian research skills towards making Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resource? Have you always wanted to participate in an edit-a-thon? Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on November 7,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Sep

18

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Health Literacy is not a new topic for Americans

Posted by on September 18th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Health Literacy is not a new topic for Americans.  As a nation we have been adjusting to the latest developments on how to keep ourselves healthy for decades.  Whether that be following the national Food Pyramid to the updated “healthy plate” or changing our perspective of how we prevent illness as we age.  We follow… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Public Health

Sep

14

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National Preparedness Month: Resources You Can Use

Posted by on September 14th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

September is National Preparedness Month and there’s still time to make and practice your plan, learn life saving skills, check your coverage and save for an emergency. Week 1’s theme was Make and Practice Your Plan No one knows when an emergency will happen, but making and practicing your plan now will help you during… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Aug

31

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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

27

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Biomedical and Health Research Data Management Training for Librarians

Posted by on August 27th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Health sciences librarians are invited to apply for the online course, Biomedical and Health Research Data Management Training for Librarians, offered by the NNLM Training Office (NTO). The course is a free, 7-week online class with engaging lessons, practical activities and a final project. The course runs October 15 – December 14, 2018. The goal… Read More »

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