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Know Your Resources: Heart Health

Posted by on February 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

February is American Heart Month, and you might have seen heart health information from all kinds of sources on social media.  But once Heart Month has passed, where do you turn if you need to find information about keeping your heart healthy?  Or learn what it means if your doctor orders an EKG? Or learn… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health

Feb

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You’re Invited: New England Graphic Medicine ComicCon

Posted by on February 15th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Are you interested in using Graphic Medicine as a health outreach tool, but don’t know where to start? Does your library have a Graphic Medicine collection, but you want ideas of how to expand and create outreach around these resources? Is your organization interested in creating Graphic Medicine to address a health need in your… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine, Trainings

Dec

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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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Teaching Public Health with Graphic Medicine

Posted by on November 16th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Public Health is a broad set of actions that promote wellness, but a lot of people don’t understand what public health does for us.   Can graphic medicine (comics and graphic novels with health, wellness and disease themes) help us better understand public health?  Spoiler Alert: the answer is yes! Here are a few examples… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Graphic Medicine

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

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