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Apr

01

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Type 1 Diabetes – What You Need to Know

Posted by on April 1st, 2021 0 comments Tags:

I met Dr. Erinn Rhodes last spring when she asked if she could interview me as part of her research for a paper that she was writing on Health Literacy for a class she was enrolled in.  I was impressed that a pediatric endocrinologist who oversees the quality improvement program for the Endocrine Division at… Read More »

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

Feb

22

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Health Information for All: Language Resources

Posted by on February 22nd, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

According to the US Census Bureau 22% of people in the US 5 years or older speak a language other than English at home and 8.2% speak English “less than very well”. In the Northeast, those percentages are slightly higher than the national average at 23.7% and 9.4% respectively. But what does that have to… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources

Dec

21

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The Past and Understanding the Present: NLM’s History of Medicine Division

Posted by on December 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

We talk a lot about resources like MedlinePlus or PubMed, but one of the things we don’t talk about as much is the fact that the National Library of Medicine is a physical library that includes a large collection of historical documents, records and more.  And these resources are available to the public through the… Read More »

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Oct

30

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2020 National Summit on School Safety

Posted by on October 30th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

        Rising to the occasion is nothing new for school administrators and teachers. What is new — is that many of us are finally recognizing just how important and dedicated those who teach our children are and always have been. In the extraordinary times of COVID19 our K-12 school administrators, educators and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

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Legacy PubMed Site To Be Retired

Posted by on October 29th, 2020 0 comments

Legacy PubMed site is due to be retired at the end of October with more than 99% of PubMed users using the new PubMed site. To aid in increasing familiarity with the new PubMed NLM has these learning and training resources: The PubMed User Guide (link is external) is continually updated as new features become… Read More »

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