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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

Feb

01

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All of Us Research Program: Share Your Ideas

Posted by on February 1st, 2018 0 comments

The All of Us Research Program is seeking input from the public that will help identify key research priorities and requirements (such as data types and methods) for future versions of the All of Us protocol. The program aims to build one of the largest, most diverse datasets of its kind for health research, with one million… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, News from NLM

Jan

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, January 22-28, 2018

Posted by on January 23rd, 2018 0 comments

The National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens website (NIDA for Teens) provides information about drug use and the brain. Get the latest on how drugs affect the brain and body. Featuring videos, games, blog posts and more. Take a poll, read a blog post, and get ideas for activities to use with teens. There’s… Read More »

Posted in: Health Observances, K-12, Public Health, Training & Education

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