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May

04

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Children of Incarcerated Parents

Posted by on May 4th, 2018 0 comments

There are over 2.7 million children in the United States who have a parent who is incarcerated. Children who have a parent in prison are impacted in many ways, including mental and physical health. They may face financial hardship, trauma, or social stigma. Disruption of family live may lead to additional problems and negative outcomes… Read More »

Posted in: K-12

Apr

20

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All of Us Research Program – Ready to Launch Nationally on May 6

Posted by on April 20th, 2018 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine is excited to announce the All of Us Research Program official launch on Sunday, May 6, 2018.  This national event will be held in seven communities throughout the United States — including Pasco, Washington — and will be broadcast via this website and on Facebook Live. The All of… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, News from NLM

Mar

16

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NLM’s 2017-2027 Strategic Plan

Posted by on March 16th, 2018 0 comments

“Every day more than four million people use NLM resources; every hour, a petabyte of data moves in or out of our computing systems.” The National Library of Medicine Board of Regents has released the Strategic Plan for 2017-2027: “A Platform for Biomedical Discovery and Data-Powered Health.” Working in conjunction with NLM planning staff, the… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, News from NLM

Mar

14

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Medication-Assisted Treatment for Addiction

Posted by on March 14th, 2018 0 comments

A new guideline released by the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse has recommended that opioid addiction should be treated with prescribed medication when possible. A national review committee which vetted the guideline included primary care physicians, addiction medicine specialists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, all of whom received no funding from the pharmaceutical industry…. Read More »

Posted in: News from NIH, Opioid Use Disorder

Mar

08

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NLM Resources: LactMed for Nurses

Posted by on March 8th, 2018 0 comments

LactMed, a free database about drugs and lactation, is produced by the National Library of Medicine. It is available via the website, https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/lactmed.htm, or as a mobile app. LactMed provides information on many of the drugs and chemical to which nursing mothers may be exposed, including dietary supplements. The information contained in LactMed includes: Summary… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, Training & Education

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