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Healthy Native Youth

Posted by on November 20th, 2017 0 comments

HealthyNativeYouth.org, produced in collaboration by the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, provides resources for culturally-appropriate sexual health programs to AI/AN youth.  Stakeholders from adolescent health and Indian Country were consulted to build connections, offer input… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, K-12, Training & Education

Nov

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“Mistakes Were Made”

Posted by on November 15th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

“When people take medicine at home, mistakes happen.”  That’s the start of a recent article on NPR’s web site, citing a new study that found that levels of medication errors are rising, and that most mistakes were preventable.  The researchers used information from U.S. poison control centers, and looked only at errors that happened outside… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Health

Nov

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Happy World Vegan Month!

Posted by on November 13th, 2017 0 comments

It’s World Vegan Month, and as the PNR’s only vegan, I thought I would take the opportunity to post about this little known celebration.  It has always struck me as odd that World Vegan Month should fall during Thanksgiving, a holiday renown for the consumption of vast amounts of turkey and ham. But then again,… Read More »

Posted in: Health Observances, News From NNLM PNR

Nov

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PNR Rendezvous webinar, November 15

Posted by on November 7th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

The next PNR Rendezvous webinar for November is coming soon. When: Wednesday, November 15 starting at Noon Alaska, 1:00pm PT, 2:00pm MT Title: HRSA’s Resources and Initiatives for Native American Communities Gary Gant, from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Office of Regional Operations for Region 10, will share some of his office’s initiatives and… Read More »

Posted in: Training & Education

Nov

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NNLM PNR Twitter Chat: Give us your input!

Posted by on November 7th, 2017 0 comments

It’s time for another PNR Twitter Chat. This time it’s PNR Day on Twitter. Using the hashtag #nnlmpnrchat, drop by at any time on Thursday, November 16, to give us your input. Include #nnlmpnrchat in your tweet. Unsure how this all works? See Twitter Chat 101 for more information. PNR staff will monitor the conversation… Read More »

Posted in: News From NNLM PNR

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