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Sep

10

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STDs on the Rise

Posted by on September 10th, 2018 0 comments

Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported the dramatic increase of sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S.  In fact, for the fourth year in a row the numbers have continued to rise. Among the rise, specific sexually transmitted diseases include: gonorrhea has been diagnosed in 555,608 cases in preliminary 2017 data… Read More »

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

Aug

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Back to School Readiness- College Health

Posted by on August 20th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Many young adults are preparing to enter college. It is an exciting time where they can meet new friends and gain new experiences. For many, it is a step towards becoming independent and learning life skills. However, most are probably not thinking about their health. Providing some information resources with tips is one way to… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Aug

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Upcoming Webinar on Clinical and Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

Posted by on August 9th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Many of your patrons may have an interest or even have had a clinical genetic test or done a direct to consumer genetic test. The next PNR Rendezvous session is an opportunity to learn more about both clinical and consumer genetic tests regarding health. When: Wednesday, August 15 starting at Noon, Alaska Time, 1:00pm PT,… Read More »

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

Jul

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NIH News in Health

Posted by on July 2nd, 2018 0 comments

The July 2018 issue of NIH News in Health is now available. In this issue, information about preparing for menopause and acne are highlighted. In addition, readers will learn about: the new National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health app, HerbList diet and hearing loss a program for those 60 and older to quit smoking… Read More »

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

May

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NIH All of Us Research Program National Launch in Pasco, WA

Posted by on May 10th, 2018 0 comments Tags:

Sunday, May 6 was a beautiful sunny day in Pasco, WA for the NIH’s All of Us Research Program National Launch Event to celebrate the opening of program enrollment to adults age 18+ who are living in the United States. NLM through its National Network of Libraries of Medicine is an NIH All of Us strategic… Read More »

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

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