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Structure and community connection are two key elements that most individuals challenged with substance use disorder rely on to maintain their recovery. COVID-19 and the physical distancing and quarantine measures required to prevent the virus from spreading, has contributed to a spike in the number of overdoses from opioids during the last… Read More »
The following blog post was written by Regina Agyemang, a rising junior from the Abbey Kelly Foster Charter Public School in Worcester, Massachusetts. Regina is also member of the Girls Inc. of Worcester Eureka program. Regina spent the month of July working with the staff of the UMass Medical School Library and the NNLM NER…. Read More »
A term keeps popping up around the NIH and NLM; Geroscience. The meaning may be obvious if you understand the parts of the word; gero- in medicine is a prefix indicating the association with old age or aging, and science – the study of something. But that doesn’t really get to the heart of what… Read More »
Has being able to work from home or being quarantined given you time to take advantage of some additional educational opportunities? The NNLM has many webinars and Moodle classes scheduled in the coming months. If you are a librarian or nurse you may eligible earn CE credits from the Medical Library… Read More »
Do you run programs at your library? Interested in receiving a FREE Citizen Science Program Kit? The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region (NNLM NER) has partnered with SciStarter (https://scistarter.org/nlm) to support Citizen Science programming in libraries The NNLM NER is offering all types of libraries in New England a FREE Citizen… Read More »