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Welcome Catherine Martin – NER All of Us Coordinator

Posted by on January 2nd, 2018 0 comments

Just in time for the new year, NER got the great gift of having Catherine Martin, M.Ed, start with the NNLM NER. Catherine is the NER Community Engagement Coordinator for the NIH All of Us Research Program.  She holds an M.Ed. with a major in Health Education and minor in Non-profit management. Catherine has a… Read More »

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Dec

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Does Domestic Violence Escalate During the Holidays?

Posted by on December 12th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

  What are some of your first thoughts when you think about the holidays?  Will you consider me “Negative-Nellie” or one of those “glass-half-empty” people if I admit that “stress” is one of the first thoughts I have when I think about the holidays? Do you think that family stress could cause an increase in… Read More »

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Nov

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HIV/AIDS Education Through Food and Community Collaboration

Posted by on November 13th, 2017 0 comments

The last place I would have expected to provide educational HIV/AIDS information would be a restaurant. But June’s HIV+Eatery is doing a great job getting the word out that HIV/AIDS cannot be spread through food. It all started with a survey by Casey House, asking how comfortable Canadians would be eating food prepared by someone… Read More »

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Oct

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Health Disparities Up Close & Personal

Posted by on October 30th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

  “Doctors, like all other people, are subject to prejudice and discrimination. While bias can be a problem in any profession, in medicine, the stakes are much higher.” ― Damon Tweedy, Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine With the goal of promoting reflection and academic discourse, the University of Massachusetts… Read More »

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Oct

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Did you Know that NLM Resources Can Add Value and Evidence to Your mHealth Apps?

Posted by on October 18th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

  Did you know that a number of  systematic reviews of health-related mobile apps reveal they lack evidence-based content?  A major challenge to including evidence based content in apps is how to efficiently find accurate, credible, and vetted content.  The National Library of Medicine (NLM) houses the largest biomedical library in the world and provides… Read More »

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