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Measles and Vaccinations

Posted by on January 28th, 2015 0 comments

Fifteen years ago, measles was considered eliminated from the United States. However, in recent weeks the number of people infected with measles has gone up to 78 since an outbreak in California’s Disneyland.  In 2014 alone there were 644 reported cases in the United States. Many of those infected were never vaccinated for various reasons. … Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Health

Jan

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Mobile Data Solutions Course

Posted by on January 14th, 2015 0 comments

This is a guest post written by Nikki Dettmar, Evaluation Librarian, Outreach Evaluation Resource Center Are you curious about the use of smart phones, tablets, or other mobile data resources to collect data for your assessment project, but are seeking more information on how to determine if this is the right approach for your project… Read More »

Posted in: News From NN/LM PNR

Jan

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National Agriculture Library Unveils New Search Engine for Published USDA Research

Posted by on January 14th, 2015 0 comments

The National Agricultural Library (NAL) has unveiled PubAg, a user-friendly search engine that gives the public enhanced access to research published by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. NAL is part of USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS). PubAg, which can be found at PubAg.nal.usda.gov, is a new portal for literature searches and full-text access of… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM

Jan

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Upcoming PNR Rendezvous January 21 on Evidence-Based Management

Posted by on January 14th, 2015 0 comments

Attitudes, beliefs and barriers in healthcare organizations about evidence-based management: Results from a Study of Idaho Hospitals presented by Ruiling Guo, associate professor and health sciences librarian at Idaho State University (ISU) Idaho Health Sciences Library January 21, 2015 at 1 PM Pacific (noon Alaska 2 PM Mountain) Funded by the NN/LM PNR, Ruiling has… Read More »

Posted in: Training & Education

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Health Insurance Marketplace: Insurance Jargon and Upcoming Dates

Posted by on January 7th, 2015 0 comments

The Health Insurance Marketplace is going strong.  Recently, Health & Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said, “Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, so far nearly 6.4 million consumers, including about 1.9 million new consumers, have access to quality, affordable health coverage for 2015 through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace. This law is working, and families are… Read More »

Posted in: News From NN/LM PNR

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