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New After-School Curriculum Targeting Environment-Health Connection From NLM

Posted by on November 29th, 2012 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has released “Discovering the Connection: Your Environment, Your Health,” an after-school science club curriculum for middle school students.  The curriculum combines research on the Tox Town Web site – http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/ – with hands-on experiments and communication and with social action activities.  The objective is to introduce middle school students to… Read More »

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New NLM Resources For Toxicologists And About Laboratory Safety

Posted by on November 26th, 2012 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Specialized Information Services has released “Especially for Toxicologists” – http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/especiallytoxicologists.html – a guide to NLM resources on environmental health, toxicology, and chemical information for toxicologists. Also, a new Enviro-Health Links page, “Laboratory Safety” – http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/labsafety.html – offers links to information for clinical, academic and school laboratories, including resources for handling chemical laboratory safety,… Read More »

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Thanksgiving Traditions: Turkey, Football, and Family Health History

Posted by on November 19th, 2012 0 comments

This coming week, many families across the country will gather to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.  While family traditions often center traditional turkey dinners and watching football games, consider starting a new tradition to collect and document your family’s health history.  The U.S. Surgeon General has declared Thanksgiving to be National Family History Day, encouraging Americans… Read More »

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Hot Topics In Practice Webinar: The Toll of Coal, Health Impacts Of Coal Export In The Northwest, November 20th

Posted by on November 14th, 2012 1 comment

Tuesday, November 20th Noon – 1pm, Pacific Presenter: Steven Gilbert, PhD, DABT The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice will be presenting its next Hot Topics in Practice webinar: “The Toll of Coal: Health Impacts of Coal Export in the Northwest.”  Communities throughout the northwest are considering proposals to build coal export facilities in their… Read More »

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Mobile devices and health information

Posted by on November 9th, 2012 0 comments

Yesterday the Pew Internet & American Life Project released their report on the current intersection of mobile phones and health information.  The data in the report came from a survey of just over 3000 individuals conducted over August and September of this year.  Read on for what I considered to be some of the most… Read More »

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