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Consumer Health Minute: Health Insurance Literacy

Posted by on October 8th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

It is almost that time of year. Yes, it is time to sign up or renew our health insurance. Many of us have been receiving notices at work regarding the time to review our health insurance and other work benefits. Often we feel unsure of the information we are reviewing. We have an idea of… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, News from NNLM, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Sep

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Consumer Health Minute: Health Literacy Month

Posted by on September 19th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

October is just around the corner which also happens to be Health Literacy Month. Health literacy is so important when it comes to our health. We need to be able to understand how and when to take medication, talk with our healthcare providers, understand test results, navigate our way through the healthcare system, and know… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, Public Health

Sep

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Regarding Upcoming PubMed Webinars

Posted by on September 3rd, 2019 0 comments Tags:

There has been overwhelming interest in the new PubMed, and regrettably all of the upcoming “A New PubMed: Highlights for Information Professionals” webinars are filled to capacity. However, NLM wants to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to learn about the new PubMed, and to get their questions answered. If you were not able to… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, News from NNLM, Training & Education

Aug

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Consumer Health Minute: Collection Management

Posted by on August 22nd, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Back in the day, before the Internet, the majority of our resources were in print. Our patrons would enter the library to peruse our collections for information they needed or approached the reference desk to ask the librarian for assistance who would then often direct the patron to a reference tome or an item on… Read More »

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

Aug

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Call for Requests to host National Library of Medicine exhibit, “Politics of Yellow Fever in Alexander Hamilton’s America”

Posted by on August 20th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has a wonderful program of traveling exhibits that focus on history, literature, health issues and professions. They consist of banners but there is online content as well. The banners allow for programming and collaborating with organizations in your community such as a school, a health clinic, an academic institution,… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM

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