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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 »
Last week, I visited Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) in Bangor, Maine. I spent the morning speaking with library and Information Technology staff about mobile apps from the National Library of Medicine. EMCC received NER funds to purchase twelve tablets, expanding the library’s ability to teach NLM resources to nursing and allied health students. We focused… Read More »
The news comes and goes quickly. Health news is no different and it’s important to develop strategies and resources to learn more beyond the headlines. Continue to learn about some of 2018’s big health stories that will continue to impact 2019 with these resources. Natural Disasters and Emergencies-The Camp Fire in Northern California was the… Read More »
The following post is written by Nicole Bell, the founder and CEO of the non-profit organization LIFT (Living in Freedom Together). Nicole Bell and Dr. Marianne Sarkis from Clark University were recently awarded a Community Engagement grant from the New England region. The name of their project is “Trauma-Informed Training for Health Providers, Educators,… Read More »
It’s that time of year again, the wind turns cold, the leaves change color and everyone is talking about the flu. This year get the facts and get vaccinated to protect yourself, your family and your community. Anyone can get the flu and have serious complications, but people over 65, people with chronic conditions… Read More »