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The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to announce its three book selections in support of American Heart Month, a February National Health Observance. Heart: A History by Sandeep Jauhar Beautiful Affliction by Lene Fogelberg This Heart of Mine: a Novel by C.C. Hunter To learn more about each of these titles, download… Read More »
Are you attending he ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle this week? The NNLM Pacific Northwest Region will be there. We’ll be in the exhibit hall as the National Library of Medicine, booth #605 Stop by and learn more about the National Library of Medicine resources as well as the outreach services of the National Network… Read More »
A new year and a new blog series. As Consumer Health Coordinator for the NNLM PNR, I help to provide information regarding library services and programming for those who serve the general public. Many of you juggle several job duties as well as a variety of information needs and so may welcome some tips and… Read More »
Every new year we begin with the resolution to exercise, to diet, to have peace of mind- to be healthier. In books stores and public libraries, exercise and diet books and other media fly off the shelf. Gyms and health studios become crowded with new members. An array of exercise equipment is purchased or brought… Read More »
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Every year around this time, I think about my health. Yes, it’s the holidays and everything is festive and bright, but it’s also the season when I typically schedule my annual health visits. And, to be honest, the news from these visits hasn’t always been something to celebrate. I’ve learned that health – and conversely… Read More »