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Environmental Chemicals and Breast Cancer: What Do We Know? What Can We Do?

Posted by on March 1st, 2024 0 comments

Nearly 1,000 chemicals have been found in laboratory studies to alter key biological pathways to breast cancer. For instance, estrogen and progesterone are known to increase breast cancer risk and common chemicals—including drinking water pollutants and certain ingredients in pesticides, personal care products, cleaners, and other common products—can influence these hormones in ways that could… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, CHES Credit, Education and Outreach, NNLM Class



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Attention Public Health Nurses: NNLM is offering CNE Credits

Posted by on February 27th, 2024 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) in collaboration with the Medical Library Association is offering State Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credit for some of its courses.  Currently 3 NNLM on-demand classes qualify for CNE credit: Health Literacy On-Demand Learn about health literacy definitions, best practices and tools for communicating health information clearly… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, CNE Credit, NNLM, Public Health



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Save the Date: Social Determinants of Environmental Health Webinar Series

Posted by on January 25th, 2024 0 comments

Don’t forget to save the date for the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) upcoming  webinar series on the Social Determinants of Environmental Health.  The series will be held weekly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from March 5th to April 2, 2024.   It will include guest speakers who will focus on topics such as… Read More »

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NNLM Showcase 2024: A Show and Tell of Funded Projects

Posted by on January 8th, 2024 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) will be showcasing funded projects sponsored by its Regions, Offices and Centers during a virtual symposium scheduled to take place on Jan. 24th, 25th and 26th.  Highlighted projects will cover Building Community Partnership and Trust, Telehealth Services and Social Innovation in Public Libraries, Multilingual Health Resources… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Education and Outreach, NNLM, NNLM Class



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NNLM Region 1’s UN-Conference: Engaging Communities

Posted by on October 20th, 2023 0 comments

Region 1* of the NNLM is hosting an UN-conference beginning on December 5th, 2023.   This 3 day UN-conference is a participant orientated event where conversation is empasized over formal presentations.   The UN-conference covers many topics that are of interest to people working in public health:  Engaing communities with health information, the digital divide and enviromental… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NNLM, Public Health, Regional Interest

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