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Sep

28

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Funding for HIV/AIDS Information Outreach

Posted by on September 28th, 2020 0 comments

The NNLM HIV/AIDS Coordination Center (NACC) is pleased to announce the availability of funding for short-term outreach projects that focus on bringing HIV/AIDS health information resources to consumers.  Awarded projects will start on November 9th and run through April 30, 2021.  The maximun funding award is $16,595.50.  The application due date is October 30, 2020…. Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Sep

24

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All of Us: Learn Internet Skills

Posted by on September 24th, 2020 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine and All of Us Research Program have developed new resources to help community members expand their digital health literacy skills.  These resources will teach people how to find health information online and apply that knowledge to address specific health programs.   The new suite of resources included a… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog

Sep

21

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Graphic Medicine and Emergency Preparedness

Posted by on September 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

September is National Preparedness Month! How can graphic medicine help with emergency preparedness, response and recovery? Graphic Medicine is comic books and graphic novels that cover topics of health and wellness.  The visual format makes the information easier to understand and digest.  By reading a personal, non-fiction story, we can learn about issues we may not… Read More »

Posted in: Graphic Medicine

Sep

14

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Dr. Choo’s McGovern Lecture: Article Links

Posted by on September 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The Medical Library Association invited Esther Choo, MD, to give the McGovern Lecture in 2020. Dr. Choo is a Portland-area emergency room physician. After the Portland conference was postponed, Dr. Choo made the shift to the vConference with ease. If you have access, this lecture is well worth your time! In 2017, Dr. Choo was… Read More »

Posted in: MLA

Sep

08

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Project Showcase: Educating Healthcare Professionals and the Sighted Community on the Health Disparities

Posted by on September 8th, 2020 0 comments

Caregivers and researchers from the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at UMass Memorial Health Care and the University of Massachusetts Medical School are dedicated to preserving and improving the vision of our community members. They’ve had years of training, they’re experts in their field, and they know a great deal about the structure and… Read More »

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