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Mar

05

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Smiling Through Art

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

The following blog post is written by one of our newest network members, Saba Shahid, the Chief Smiling Officer of The Art Cart, a creativity and movement program for people living with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). As defined by MedlinePlus, PD is a type of movement disorder and occurs when nerve cells in the brain do… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Patient Engagement, Public Health

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

Jan

25

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Patients as Part of the Diagnostic Team

Posted by on January 25th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

This is the second in series of posts on patients, families and librarians in the diagnostic process. In October 2017, I attended the Patients as Partners in the Diagnostic Process preconference for the Diagnostic Error in Medicine 10th International Conference in Newton, MA. To open the discussion, we watched this video from MedStar Health: Larry Pennings, Associate Director of… Read More »

Posted in: Patient Engagement

Jan

23

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There’s No Place Like Om!

Posted by on January 23rd, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

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

Jan

12

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NNLM Harnesses Its Nationwide Reach to Promote NIH’s All of Us Program

Posted by on January 12th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) have teamed up to kickstart a three-year pilot project that will support this unique and promising NIH initiative. This collaboration will maximize the power of All of Us Research Program’s community engagement and by informing and engaging… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NIH, NLM, Patient Engagement

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