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Learning about a new health topic can be hard. It can feel overwhelming and impersonal. But Graphic Medicine can help. Graphic Medicine is comic books and graphic novels that tell personal stories of health and wellness. The visual format makes the information easier to understand and digest. By reading the author or illustrator’s personal story,… Read More »
The 2018 NACCHO Preparedness Summit (April 17-20, 2018-Atlanta, GA) was my first chance to tell people about the emergency preparedness resources available from NLM including DIMRC and MedlinePlus. Check out the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) to find resources for preparedness professionals, community organizations and the general public on preparing your community and your… Read More »
Any guesses on what the 2017 “Word of the Year” was? It was actually a term, not a word. The term was “Fake news.” Just 18 months ago this term was not familiar to most of us. However, “fake news” has become a very important topic to all of us. According to… Read More »
Are you interested in improving the consumer health information available on Wikipedia? Do you want to utilize your librarian research skills towards making Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resource? Have you always wanted to participate in an edit-a-thon? Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on April 17th as we add citations to existing Wikipedia… Read More »
The following is the first in a series of blog posts written by NER funded grant recipients. Through these posts we hope to share with you how NLM resources are helping those in need in New England. This week’s blog post was written by Elyce Waksman, the Couples Teamwork Program Manager from the YWCA of… Read More »