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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted by on August 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags:

September is National Preparedness Month and provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This NPM will focus on planning, with an overarching theme: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Take time to learn lifesaving skills − such as CPR and first aid, check your… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Health Observances, Public Health

Aug

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Data Flash: Hospital or academic or data-interested librarian? 2 opportunities for data-related training, free!

Posted by on August 27th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Whether you’re in a hospital or academic or research center or other data-related setting, take a look at these two amazing training opportunities—there’s something for everyone!  And they’re free! 1) “Clinical Information, Librarians and the NLM: From Health Data Standards to Better Health” When we did our regional data needs assessment last year, many of… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data Science, News from NNLM, Technology

Aug

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Happy Birthday National Park Service!

Posted by on August 24th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Act and thus created the National Park Service. The parks system includes over 400 areas which includes national parks, monuments, military parks, battlefields, historical parks, historical sites, lakeshores, seashores, recreation areas, scenic rivers and trails, and even the White House. Every year, millions… Read More »

Posted in: Health Observances

Aug

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Back to School Readiness- College Health

Posted by on August 20th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Many young adults are preparing to enter college. It is an exciting time where they can meet new friends and gain new experiences. For many, it is a step towards becoming independent and learning life skills. However, most are probably not thinking about their health. Providing some information resources with tips is one way to… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Aug

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Upcoming Webinar on Clinical and Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

Posted by on August 9th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Many of your patrons may have an interest or even have had a clinical genetic test or done a direct to consumer genetic test. The next PNR Rendezvous session is an opportunity to learn more about both clinical and consumer genetic tests regarding health. When: Wednesday, August 15 starting at Noon, Alaska Time, 1:00pm PT,… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Training & Education

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