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Jul

16

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PNW Rocks the Library are Partners in Health Seminar in Bethesda, MD

Posted by on July 16th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Six librarians from the Pacific Northwest attended the recent Libraries are Partners in Health: an NNLM Consumer Health Seminar on the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The NNLM Pacific Northwest Region had broad representation at the seminar with at least one public library partner from each of the five states it serves…. Read More »

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

Jul

15

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Think Before You Ink

Posted by on July 15th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

July 17 is National Tattoo Day which celebrates the rich history of tattoos as well as the artists. Tattoos which were once more commonly associated with sailors and rock stars but rarely found among physicians and teachers. Now days, it is rarer to find someone who doesn’t sport a tattoo or who hasn’t considered getting… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Jul

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Coming Soon to a Town Near You: The All of Us Journey!

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The All of Us Journey Exhibit and the All of Us Mobile Education and Enrollment Center visit communities nationwide to raise awareness about the All of Us Research Program. Both exhibits feature hands-on activities for visitors to learn about research, precision medicine, and the opportunity to enroll in All of Us. The American Association on… Read More »

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

Jul

09

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The NNLM Reading Club Recognizes the Americans with Disabilities Act

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    On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services. The act paved the way for increased intersection in society for people with disabilities, whether seen or unseen, and fostered… Read More »

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

Jun

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Consumer Health Minute: Vaccines

Posted by on June 18th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

According to the CDC the number of measles cases in the first five months of 2019 has surpassed the total number of cases each year for the past 25 years. More than likely, your community has been affected even by just reading the news, social media, or knowing someone living in areas that have reported… Read More »

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

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