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Apr

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MedlinePlus Releases New Responsive Web Design

Posted by on April 28th, 2015 0 comments

Today, MedlinePlus (http://medlineplus.gov/) and MedlinePlus en español (http://medlineplus.gov/spanish) released a completely redesigned site with a fresh look and feel. The new version of MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus en español uses responsive design for ease of use on any device, whether that is a desktop monitor or mobile touchscreen.  Responsive pages automatically change their layout to fit… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NLM

Apr

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NLM Funding Opportunity: Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Project 2015

Posted by on April 24th, 2015 0 comments Tags: , ,

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces a funding opportunity for small projects to improve access to disaster medicine and public health information for health care professionals, first responders and others that play a role in health-related disaster preparedness, response and recovery. NLM is soliciting proposals from partnerships in the U.S. that include at least… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Funding, News from NLM, Public Health

Apr

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Save the date! April 30 Open House for NLM exhibit Native Voices: Native Peoples Concepts of Health and Illness

Posted by on April 23rd, 2015 0 comments

The University of Washington Health Sciences Library invites you to come join in celebrating the Native Voices exhibit on Thursday, April 30, 2015 for an open house from 2 – 4 pm in the Red Area (2nd floor). Activities include a traditional opening blessing performed by Annette Anquoe, and a presentation by Ralph Forquera, both… Read More »

Posted in: News from Network Members, News From NN/LM PNR

Apr

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Professional Development Funding Opportunity – Translational Health Disparities Course

Posted by on April 21st, 2015 0 comments

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will again host a course on the science of health disparities this summer. The course will take place on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, from August 3, 2015 to August 14, 2015. While the course is free, students who… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News From NN/LM PNR, Training & Education

Apr

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April is National Minority Health Month

Posted by on April 15th, 2015 0 comments

Typically most people think of minorities in regards to race or ethnicity.  However, minorities can also include sexual identity, age, geographic location, disability, gender and socioeconomics.  For many, being part of one or more of these categories often contributes to health disparities. According to Healthy People 2020, “To better understand the context of disparities, it… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Health

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