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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

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

20

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Eureka! A Program for Girls that Encourages Healthy Living

Posted by on February 20th, 2018 0 comments

The following is the second in a series of blog posts written by NER funded grant recipients. Through these posts you can read about how NLM resources are promoting health in our New England communities. This week’s blog post was written by Meaghan McCarthy, the Eureka! Program Manager from the Girls Inc. organization located in Worcester,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, NLM, 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

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