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This is conference session for my job at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region. That means I get to attend lots of different conferences and meet and connect with a lot of different people. I was at NAHSL last week, and then I attended the symposium, Communities in Crisis: Libraries Respond to… Read More »
If you’re reading this blog, then you’re probably familiar with what NLM, NNLM and NNLM NER do. Over the last month, I’ve spent time at public health conferences in Connecticut, Massachusetts and the national American Public Health Association Conference and had similar conversations at all three. Although many public health partners are familiar with MedlinePlus… Read More »
October is Health Literacy Month! People working in health information use the term health literacy a lot. But what is health literacy and how can we improve it? What resources are available to help support health literacy? What is Health Literacy? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) defines health literacy as “the… Read More »
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 »
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As part of NNLM NER’s ongoing commitment to supporting the integration and expansion of graphic medicine in the outreach work of our partners, NER hosted the very well received New England Graphic Medicine ComicCon on April 10. If you couldn’t attend or want a refresher on some of the resources presented, check out the links… Read More »
Posted in: Graphic Medicine