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Jun

18

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Graphic Medicine and LGBTQ Health

Posted by on June 18th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

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 »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine, NLM Resources

May

18

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2018 NACCHO Preparedness Summit Round-Up

Posted by on May 18th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

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 »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health

Apr

17

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#Fakenews

Posted by on April 17th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

      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 »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources

Mar

28

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NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon – April 17th

Posted by on March 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

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 »

Posted in: Announcements, NLM, NLM Resources, Trainings

Feb

05

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Couples Teamwork Program: Shaping a Strong Future with Chronic Illness

Posted by on February 5th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

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 »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, NLM Resources, Patient Engagement, Public Health

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