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Bring your book-discussion group into one of the central conversations impacting our nation as the NNLM Reading Club focuses on Racism and Health for its July reading selections, with special attention to Black maternal health. The three selections explore motherhood through the experiences of Black women in different ways. NNLM encourages you to use one… Read More »
The NNLM Reading Club announces the launch of NNLM Reading Club Presents…. NNLM Reading Club Presents… are web-based author talks that highlight timely health issues brought to light by the NNLM Reading Club. NNLM Reading Club Presents… gives libraries and their readers a chance to hear directly from authors, then engage in a question-and-answer session with them…. Read More »
Father’s Day is June 21 and many will be celebrating the fathers and sons in their families. June is also Men’s Health Month and is a great time to highlight the importance of health and wellness of the men in your community. Men tend to put off preventative health measures such as regular check-ups as… Read More »
Much of our healthcare today runs on digital devices. Think telehealth or telemedicine; electronic health record (EHR) or electronic medical record (EMR); mobile health apps (mHealth); emailing your doctor and more. While this connectivity is helpful, healthcare consumers or patients need to have digital health literacy to effectively partner in their health care. There are… Read More »
Research has shown that social isolation can pose a health risk, pandemic or not. And, now numerous news stories, blogs, and social media have posted about the effects of isolation and its effect on work, at home, and our mental well-being during this current health crisis. You and the communities you serve are also feeling… Read More »
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