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What is the BHIC blog? Bringing Health Information to the Community (BHIC) blog is hosted by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine with contributors from multiple NNLM regions. The goal is to send out health information directly to community members who may not otherwise have access to timely and useful information. Almost all of… Read More »
One way to easily incorporate health programming and health information at your library is highlighting national health observances. A number of resources are freely available and 2 of those are highlighted here. Recently the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) put together resources for public libraries that align with National Health Observances throughout the… Read More »
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One topic of conversation that is often considered more neutral is the weather. However, that has changed over the years as the focus sometimes centers of extreme weather or talks of hotter summers, more storms, melting glaciers, etc. These conversations are now sometimes turning into heated debates and we may not always understand the science… Read More »
Do your patrons look for health information on not so credible websites? Are they asking for the latest diet or weight loss books? Are they fans of celebrity doctors who have their own TV show or website? Do they follow celebrities who like to provide their fans with ‘professional’ health information? Do you cringe inside… Read More »
Many of you are aware of the recent measles outbreak in Washington state and so it is of particular concern for the PNR region. The vast majority of these cases are in Clark county, 43 cases have been reported and 32 are children under the age of 10. Of those cases 37 had not been… Read More »