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Dec

09

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Call for Proposals: 2020 New England Graphic Medicine Conference

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Hey New England, do you have something to say about graphic medicine?  Are you a librarian with a unique approach to integrating graphic medicine into your collections and outreach?  Are you a creator with a unique approach to creation and dissemination? Are you a researcher with insights into how graphic medicine can be used for… Read More »

Posted in: Graphic Medicine

Dec

06

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Rural America: Impact of Disability on Poverty and Health

Posted by on December 6th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

On Nov 14, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the annual “Rural America at a Glance” report. The USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) issues this 6-page report. The ERS studies Rural Poverty and Well-being with a focus on the economic, social, spatial, temporal and demographic factors that affect the poverty status of… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Dec

03

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NER Funded Grant Project – HPV Educational Interventions in American Indian Populations

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

The following blog post is about a current NER-funded grant project. The post was written by the Team Maureen organization, Dr. Allesandro Villa, Lisa Bennett Johnson and Kelly Welch. No one should die of an HPV-related cancer. Dr. Alessandro Villa from the Division of Oral Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard School of… Read More »

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

Nov

26

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Crowdsourcing, Citizen Science and Edit-a-Thons

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Thank you to all who participated in the Fall 2019 #citeNLM virtual edit-a-thon. In the November crowdsourcing campaign, over 548 articles were edited, over 47 thousand words added, all by 108 editors. To see the amazing work everyone did, check out the #citeNLM Program Dashboard to see statistics on the event. In addition, if you… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Nov

26

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Fur-get the Stress

Posted by on November 26th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The Lamar Soutter Library at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has started a program called “Fur-get the stress”. There are games, coloring, museum passes, and other activities, but the main highlight is a therapy dog that comes in every other week. Finn (short for Finnegan) is the dog that visits the library. He is… Read More »

Posted in: Commentary, NLM Resources

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