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Sep

22

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October is Medical Librarians Month AND Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on September 22nd, 2020 0 comments

Please join the NNLM in celebrating Medical Librarians Month and Health Literacy Month! To celebrate, we have a contest for YOU. Who Can Participate? All NNLM PNR members – if you’re not a member and wish to join, you can do so here. (Membership is free!) What Do I Have to Do? For the month… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News From NNLM PNR

Sep

04

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Consumer Health Minute: MedlinePlus Genetics

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

Genetics Home Reference has now become part of MedlinePlus and is available in the “Genetics” section. Just like the resource, Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus includes over more than 1,300 genetic conditions and 1,475 genes, all of the human chromosomes, and mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). The information is organized in much the same way for easy navigation. Also… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NLM

Sep

01

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NNLM Reading Club Explores Environmental Health

Posted by on September 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Your health is a product of your genetics, lifestyle and environment. This month the NNLM Reading Club examines the third component of that critical trio. Environmental health plays a role in a host of social issues facing our society, from how to ensure drinking water is safe, to what kinds of risks we should take… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Citizen Science, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News From NNLM PNR, PNR Weekly Digest, Public Libraries

Aug

19

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Consumer Health Minute: Creating a NNLM Account and Register for Classes and Webinars

Posted by on August 19th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Many of you have probably already taken some of the classes offered by the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) but some of you may be new to this information. NNLM has offered and continues to offer an array of classes and webinars for your professional development and all for free. Many of… Read More »

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

Aug

05

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Gain Perspective on Pandemics with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on August 5th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Diving into fiction can help us understand more about the realities we face. As day-to- day life continues to be shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic, NNLM Reading Club calls your attention to three literary works focusing on the impact of pandemics or infectious disease. The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to… Read More »

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

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