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The first one was ten years ago. Scientists were trying to engage American students in community events so that they would learn what science has taught us about drug use and addiction. The National Institute on Drug Abuse or better known as NIDA was the sole organization involved with… Read More »
“Ultimately, we expect we will see community spread in this country.” Dr. Nancy Messonnier stated at a news conference about COVID-19 given on Tuesday 2/25/2020. Dr. Messonnier is the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. For this month’s blog post I had hoped to… Read More »
Back in November, I wrote about databases, resources and services from NLM and NNLM that are useful for our public health partners beyond MedlinePlus and PubMed. In that post, I covered the databases that had a broad appeal to a public health audience or that had public health information for a general audience including resources… Read More »
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What’s a Recovery High School? Recovery is hard. Even harder is maintaining sobriety as a teenager when you are expected to return to the same school and friends you had while you were addicted. Recovery High Schools can help. These schools can be a safe haven for teens. Recovering students can resume their high… Read More »
This week’s blog post was written by Dr. Traci Alberti, the Co-PI of an NER Year 4 Grant Funded Project – “Health Literacy and Health Information Resource Education in the Lawrence, Massachusetts Community.” Limitations in health literacy are associated with ineffective care, poor compliance, increased use of health services, worse health status and even death…. Read More »