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Jul

11

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Stay Safe in Summer Heat

Posted by on July 11th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Summer is a great time to be outside going to the beach or community events, having fun.  But with heat waves happening more often and for longer stretches of time, it’s important to stay healthy by being prepared. Who is most at risk? The elderly, children, people with chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

May

18

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2018 NACCHO Preparedness Summit Round-Up

Posted by on May 18th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

The 2018 NACCHO Preparedness Summit (April 17-20, 2018-Atlanta, GA) was my first chance to tell people about the emergency preparedness resources available from NLM including DIMRC and MedlinePlus. Check out the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) to find resources for preparedness professionals, community organizations and the general public on preparing your community and your… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health

Apr

28

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Everett Haitian Community Center hosts Panel Discussion

Posted by on April 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

On a rainy Sunday afternoon, I pulled my rolly luggage into a church basement on the Everett/Chelsea line in Massachusetts. I had MedlinePlus materials, printouts from HealthReach, laptop, iPhone and my National Library of Medicine table cover. I heard the congregation singing in the chapel upstairs. Our Lady of Grace celebrates Mass in Haitian Creole on… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Apr

10

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Recreational Marijuana and Impact on Driving

Posted by on April 10th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

On the day that the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission began accepting applications for Registered Marijuana Dispensaries, UMass Amherst hosted a symposium entitled Marijuana Legalized: Research, Practice and Policy Considerations. The School of Public Health and Health Sciences invited Darrin Grondel, Director of Washington (State) Traffic Safety Commission, to speak about the impacts of legalized recreational marijuana… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Mar

13

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Sexual Health Online!

Posted by on March 13th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

On Wed, March 28, NNLM NER is collaborating with Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) and Team Maureen for a community-based training on finding quality sexual health information on the internet. The Maureen E. Russo Nonprofit Organization (Team Maureen) was founded in memory of Maureen E. Russo, who passed away from cervical cancer at the… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Trainings

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