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Consumer Health Minute: CSLP and Summer Reading

Posted by on January 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Already thinking about your library’s summer reading program? Well, so is the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). The NNLM has partnered with the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) to add a healthy aspect to your library’s summer reading program. NNLM and CSLP partnership began in 2018 which resulted with the first program manual… Read More »

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

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NNLM Reading Club January 2020: Let’s Talk about Substance Misuse

Posted by on January 6th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

January often brings a time of reflection and fresh starts to a new year. Some may be struggling with issues of substance misuse and need resources to learn more about it – whether it has touched them directly or they just want to understand the topic better, especially from a first-person point of  view.  Because… Read More »

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

Dec

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Memory Café at Missoula Public Library honored at 2019 Montana Library Association Conference

Posted by on December 13th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Guest Post by Amanda Allpress, Senior Outreach Librarian, Missoula Public Library, Missoula, MT Last year Missoula Public Library received an All of Us Community Health Outreach Award to continue the Memory Café program which was started with a previous grant from the Montana Geriatric Education Center. A Memory Café is a program designed as a… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from Network Members, Public Libraries

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Winter Holiday Drinking

Posted by on December 11th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

Family, friends, and co-workers schedule time to gather to celebrate the winter holidays. Often, alcohol is on the menu and it can be easy to drink more than usual. Unfortunately, this can put ourselves and others at risk whether a fight or traffic accident. The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) provides some… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

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Consumer Health Minute: What’s New “About MedlinePlus”

Posted by on December 9th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

As many of you know, MedlinePlus is the comprehensive consumer health information resource from the National Library of Medicine. It made its debut in 1998 with 22 health topics and had 116,000 hits by the end of its first month.  Take a look at more recent statistics: In 2018, 277 million users viewed MedlinePlus more… Read More »

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

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