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Feb

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Know Your Resources: Heart Health

Posted by on February 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

February is American Heart Month, and you might have seen heart health information from all kinds of sources on social media.  But once Heart Month has passed, where do you turn if you need to find information about keeping your heart healthy?  Or learn what it means if your doctor orders an EKG? Or learn… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health

Feb

15

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You’re Invited: New England Graphic Medicine ComicCon

Posted by on February 15th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Are you interested in using Graphic Medicine as a health outreach tool, but don’t know where to start? Does your library have a Graphic Medicine collection, but you want ideas of how to expand and create outreach around these resources? Is your organization interested in creating Graphic Medicine to address a health need in your… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine, Trainings

Feb

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Help for Keeping Your Healthy Eating Resolutions

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

  With the first month of 2019 under our belts, how many of us are still motivated to continue with our New Year’s Resolutions we made just 4 weeks ago? According to an article by Inc. (https://www.inc.com/peter-economy/10-top-new-years-resolutions-for-success-happiness-in-2019.html), researchers say that more than 60 % of us make resolutions, but just 8% of us are successful… Read More »

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Jan

28

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Healthiest Communities Data Challenge

Posted by on January 28th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

  **DEADLINE EXTENDED** Submit your BIG Idea by January 31 Submit your idea to demonstrate how to make data practical and useful so it can inform local health outcomes. The Healthiest Communities Data Challenge, presented by the Aetna Foundation and AcademyHealth, provides a platform for you and your organization to offer ideas and/or inspiration on how… Read More »

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Jan

28

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Health Improvement SBIR Grants

Posted by on January 28th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Calling all innovators! If you have ideas for improving minority health and eliminating health disparities or a novel approach on how to possibly extend the reach of primary care for treating substance use disorders here is your chance! There are two NIH R43/R44 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants that may be of interest and… Read More »

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