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Health News You Can Use Beyond the Headlines

Posted by on December 17th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The news comes and goes quickly.  Health news is no different and it’s important to develop strategies and resources to learn more beyond the headlines. Continue to learn about some of 2018’s big health stories that will continue to impact 2019 with these resources. Natural Disasters and Emergencies-The Camp Fire in Northern California was the… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health

Nov

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Living in Freedom Together (LIFT)

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

  The following post is written by Nicole Bell, the founder and CEO of the non-profit organization LIFT (Living in Freedom Together).  Nicole Bell and Dr. Marianne Sarkis from Clark University were recently awarded a Community Engagement grant from the New England region. The name of their  project is “Trauma-Informed Training for Health Providers, Educators,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

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Get Your Flu Shot and Have a Healthier Winter

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

  It’s that time of year again, the wind turns cold, the leaves change color and everyone is talking about the flu.  This year get the facts and get vaccinated to protect yourself, your family and your community. Anyone can get the flu and have serious complications, but people over 65, people with chronic conditions… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

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Being Mortal

Posted by on October 1st, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

“I think I’m very uncomfortable with imperfection and in being fallible and how you live with your own imperfection,” says Atul Gawande. A little ironic, as he shared these words as part of his talk for the 99th Ingersoll Lecture on Immortality and Convocation at Harvard Divinity School held on September 6, at Sander’s Theatre… Read More »

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

Sep

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Health Literacy is not a new topic for Americans

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

Health Literacy is not a new topic for Americans.  As a nation we have been adjusting to the latest developments on how to keep ourselves healthy for decades.  Whether that be following the national Food Pyramid to the updated “healthy plate” or changing our perspective of how we prevent illness as we age.  We follow… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Public Health

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