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Posts by archive: July 2017

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Clinical Use of Wearable Technology

Posted by on July 26th, 2017 0 comments

While privacy concerns, accuracy of data collected, and FDA approval are all concerns in wearable technology, interest in clinical use of the devices has already begun. Some devices in use include: Compact electrocardiogram monitor. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease and stroke are the two cause of death in American adults. Cardiovascular monitoring… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Technology

Jul

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Senior Health Information

Posted by on July 24th, 2017 0 comments

As many of you know, the NIH Senior Health website will be discontinued as of August 1. As unfortunate as it is to lose this great resource, other senior health information resources do exist. Not all of these are National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources but do provide an array of information pertaining to aging… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NLM, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

Jul

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Savoring the Harvest Beyond the Season, Food Preservation

Posted by on July 19th, 2017 0 comments

Summer is the time of an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables when they are at their best. Whether you grow your own or purchase from a local farmers market you know there is nothing better than eating a fresh tomato or recently picked cucumbers. It would be wonderful to have it fresh all year… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Jul

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The Bond Between Homeless People and Their Pets

Posted by on July 13th, 2017 0 comments

My Dog is My Home is a multimedia project highlighting the importance of homeless people’s relationship with their pets. Researchers from the University of Washington and Wesleyan University focused on the relationships between humans and animals, what those relationships demonstrated and what solutions might address the needs of both. Their article, My Dog is My… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

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Claiming MLA (Medical Library Association) CE credit

Posted by on July 12th, 2017 0 comments

Change is always happening and MLA is no different. Those of you who have been taking our NNLM courses or webinars for MLA CE credit may have noticed a change in obtaining CE credit. MEDLIB-ED is now MLA’s new learning platform for health information professionals. Here you can go for MLA webinars, trainings, and online… Read More »

Posted in: News From NNLM PNR, Training & Education

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