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Nov

03

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Upcoming Webinar on Harm Reduction: A Substance Use Disorder Overview

Posted by on November 3rd, 2022 0 comments

Harm reduction is a series of strategies that emphasizes engaging directly with people who use drugs to prevent overdose and infectious disease transmission, improve the physical, mental, and social wellbeing of those served, and offer low-threshold options for accessing substance use disorder treatment and other health care services. Join us on November 15th for a… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Education and Outreach, NLM, NNLM, Public Health

Oct

26

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Coming to APHA?

Posted by on October 26th, 2022 0 comments

If you or your colleagues are attending APHA Conference in Boston, please stop by to see us. NPHCO will be heading to the conference to attend programs, meetings, and importantly to staff the NNLM booth. We hope to see you and other PHDL users from participating public health departments.  We’d love to catch up, talk… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Oct

06

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Disability and Health

Posted by on October 6th, 2022 0 comments

Health Affairs (HA) is one of the hundreds of journals included in the Public Health Digital Library (PHDL) collection. On October 3, 2022, they published their special topic issue Disability & Health. In honor of this special topic,  HA hosted an online symposium with many of the authors of the research articles published.  In addition,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NNLM, PHDL Resources, Public Health Policy

Oct

06

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Contribute to the Health Misinformation Symposium

Posted by on October 6th, 2022 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine invites proposals for a virtual National Health Misinformation Symposium, April 4-7, 2023.  This is a unique opportunity to offer a public health perspective on misinformation to a multi-disciplinary program. Topics may include the types of misinformation, history of health misinformation, tips to understand health research, combating social… Read More »

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Sep

27

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The Environmental Justice Index: Ranking Cumulative Health Impacts

Posted by on September 27th, 2022 0 comments

The American Public Health Association and Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s  Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) will be holding a webinar and demonstration of the Environmental Justice Index (EJI).  The EJI ranks census tract data on the cumulative impacts of environmental injustice on health.   Environmental Justice Index: Ranking Cumulative Health… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, Education and Outreach, Public Health

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