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National Medical Librarians Month: Toan Lam-Sullivan

Posted by on October 14th, 2019 0 comments

Throughout October, National Medical Librarians Month and also Health Literacy Month, NNLM is featuring Pacific Northwest Librarians and highlighting their commitment to health literacy. This week we shine a spotlight on Toan Lam-Sullivan. Toan is the Bilingual Regional Librarian at Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon. Multnomah County Library has 20 locations throughout the Portland… Read More »

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Explore Health Literacy with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on October 1st, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Because it can be challenging to find a compatible health provider, choose health insurance coverage, or understand medical terms, organizations have been observing October as Health Literacy Month since 1999. It is a time to bring attention to the importance of making health information easy to understand and making the health care system easier to… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

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Explore Healthy Aging with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on August 30th, 2019 1 comment Tags: , , , ,

The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to announce its three book selections in support of Healthy Aging.   Women Rowing North by Mary Pipher Elderhood by Louise Aronson The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 ¼ Years Old by Hendrik Groen According to the U.S. Census Bureau, all baby boomers will… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

Aug

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Bringing Healthy Ideas to Life: NNLM PNR All of Us Community Engagement Awards!

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

  Do you have a great idea to advance health literacy and advance health equity in your community? Bring your great idea to life by applying for one of the NNLM PNR All of Us Community Engagement Awards! We’re delighted to offer 3 Community Engagement Awards, each up to $100,000. Please note: award applications for… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Funding, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

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NNLM Announces a New Online, On Demand, Training Opportunity: MedlinePlus for Public Librarians

Posted by on August 6th, 2019 0 comments

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health web resource for the public on all things health and medical related. Need information on a disease or condition? A drug, herb or supplement? A medical or diagnostic test? A healthy recipe? Health information in another language? MedlinePlus has you and your library patrons covered. Produced by the… Read More »

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