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Jan

12

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NNLM Harnesses Its Nationwide Reach to Promote NIH’s All of Us Program

Posted by on January 12th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) have teamed up to kickstart a three-year pilot project that will support this unique and promising NIH initiative. This collaboration will maximize the power of All of Us Research Program’s community engagement and by informing and engaging… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NIH, NLM, Patient Engagement

Jan

02

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Resolutions With the NLM

Posted by on January 2nd, 2018 0 comments

Succeed in your New Year’s resolutions using resources from the National Library of Medicine!  Be prepared for emergencies in 2018 by finding helpful disaster apps to download to your mobile device. Find resources to help you stay fit and eat healthy in 2018 using Health Topics pages on MedlinePlus. Disaster Apps for Your Digital Go… Read More »

Posted in: NLM, NLM Resources

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 »

Posted in: Blog, NLM, NLM Resources, Public Health

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 »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, NLM, NLM Resources, Patient Engagement, Public Health, Technology

Jun

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NIHSeniorHealth.gov retiring August 1, 2017

Posted by on June 26th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Launched in 2003, NIHSeniorHealth.gov was a database designed for seniors with special features including large print, audio presentations, covering diseases particularly associated with senior citizens. It was ahead of its time in addressing internet accessibility issues. In conjunction with the National Institute of Aging (NIA), NIHSeniorHealth.gov provided evidence-based health information to millions of older adults… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NIH, NLM, NLM Resources

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