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Know Your Resources: Hepatitis Awareness Month

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

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States.  Take the time to learn more about hepatitis and the resources you can use all year round to support education and prevention. What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is swelling, and inflammation of the liver caused by immune cells attacking the liver, liver damage from alcohol or poison,… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Feb

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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

Jan

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Stay Safe In Severe Winter Weather

Posted by on January 18th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

We’re already several months into winter here in New England, but it’s never too late to check your supplies or brush up on winter weather safety tips. Cold weather can cause frostbite and hypothermia, as well as cause unsafe driving conditions, power failures, and house fires and carbon monoxide poisoning from space heaters and fireplaces. … Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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

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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