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Jan

08

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Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles – Free NNLM Class

Posted by on January 8th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) invites you to participate in Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles. This course will be primarily held via the Moodle platform with optional WebEx discussions. This course is designed to help health sciences librarians understand the issues of big data in clinical outcomes and what roles health… Read More »

Posted in: Data, NLM Resources, Trainings

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

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 »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health

Nov

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Brushing Up on Cold Remedies

Posted by on November 20th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

The first week in November, I felt a tickle in my throat. Within twenty-four hours, this developed into a full-fledged head cold. Fever, sore throat, stuffy nose. Misery. As the symptoms dragged on, I found myself wanting a miracle cure. HealthDay posted this article just as a cough was settling into my chest. As the article… Read More »

Posted in: Commentary, 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

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