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NNLM Reading Club Looks Beneath the Surface

Posted by on November 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Your health is the product of three factors: lifestyle, environment and genetics. In November, NNLM Reading Club is taking a closer look at human genetics. Featured are three books that translate the complexities of genetics into understandable terms. Pulitzer Prize-winner Siddhartha Mukherjee traces the history of genetics from its beginnings in the 19th-century experiments of… Read More »

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

Nov

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Consumer Health Minute: Rural Health

Posted by on November 2nd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

According to the Census Bureau, about 60 million people live in rural America. That’s about 1 in 5 people.  Of the eight regions of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM),  the Pacific Northwest Region encompasses the largest land mass but with the smallest population. A large percentage of the region is designated… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, Public Libraries

Oct

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Red Chair Raffle for Health and Wellness

Posted by on October 15th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Learn how the Belgrade Community Library combined a fundraiser with a seasonal fitness program. We thank  Sarah Creech, Adult Services and Cataloging Librarian at Belgrade Community Library in Belgrade, MT, for providing this guest post. It’s hard to believe that it’s already been three years since the Belgrade Community Library Foundation hosted a raffle for… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from Network Members, Public Libraries

Oct

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Consumer Health Minute: Health Insurance Marketplace

Posted by on October 7th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace is from November 1 – December 15, 2020. Your library or organization may offer assistance whether for the Health Insurance Marketplace or for any health insurance enrollment. NNLM PNR has gathered some information resources for you to offer your patrons and clientele as they navigate their way. The… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education

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