[Skip to Content]
Visit us on Facebook Visit us on FacebookVisit us on Twitter Visit us on TwitterVisit us on Facebook Visit us on InstagramVisit our RSS Feed View our RSS Feed
Dragonfly January 29th, 2020
CategoriesCategoriesCategories Contact UsContact Us ArchivesArchives Region/OfficeRegion SearchSearch

Posts by author: Carolyn Martin

You are viewing the post list, filtered by author. Select a post below for the full content.


Jan

27

Date prong graphic

Coronavirus Information

Posted by on January 27th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

The following information is news from NLM’s Disaster Information Research Center (DIMRC) regarding the Novel Coronavirus.  The WHO International Health Regulations (IHR) Emergency Committee met last week and determined that the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak did not constitute a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) at that time. They continue to closely monitor the… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NLM, Public Health

Jan

14

Date prong graphic

Consumer Health Minute: CSLP and Summer Reading

Posted by on January 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Already thinking about your library’s summer reading program? Well, so is the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). The NNLM has partnered with the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) to add a healthy aspect to your library’s summer reading program. NNLM and CSLP partnership began in 2018 which resulted with the first program manual… Read More »

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

Dec

11

Date prong graphic

Winter Holiday Drinking

Posted by on December 11th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

Family, friends, and co-workers schedule time to gather to celebrate the winter holidays. Often, alcohol is on the menu and it can be easy to drink more than usual. Unfortunately, this can put ourselves and others at risk whether a fight or traffic accident. The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) provides some… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Dec

09

Date prong graphic

Consumer Health Minute: What’s New “About MedlinePlus”

Posted by on December 9th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

As many of you know, MedlinePlus is the comprehensive consumer health information resource from the National Library of Medicine. It made its debut in 1998 with 22 health topics and had 116,000 hits by the end of its first month.  Take a look at more recent statistics: In 2018, 277 million users viewed MedlinePlus more… Read More »

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

Nov

15

Date prong graphic

National Rural Health Day – Mental Health

Posted by on November 15th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health created National Rural Health Day to celebrate the ongoing efforts and contributions of rural healthcare workers and organizations who work tirelessly to address the unique challenges in accessing and delivering health care services in rural communities. National Rural Health Day is observed each year on the… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances

Archived Content


Developed resources reported in this program are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012343 with the University of Washington.

NNLM and NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | Download PDF Reader