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Consumer Health Minute: Celebrate National DNA Day

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Congress approved the first National DNA Day in April 2003 to celebrate both the completion of the Human Genome Project and the anniversary of the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA. The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) continues to celebrating DNA Day annually on April 25. The goal of National DNA Day… Read More »

Posted in: Health Observances, K-12, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Mar

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Women’s History Month – The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the “Yellow Wallpaper”

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In observation of Women’s History Month, each week of March the Dragonfly will feature a National Library of Medicine exhibit that highlights the history of women in health, science, and society. This week highlights a significant feminist publication and its author in “The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the ‘Yellow Wall-Paper’“ Charlotte Perkins… Read More »

Posted in: Health Observances

Mar

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Women’s History Month – Confronting Violence: Improving Women’s Lives

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In observation of Women’s History Month, each week of March the Dragonfly will feature a National Library of Medicine exhibit that highlights the history of women in health, science, and society. This week highlights domestic violence as a significant health issue through, “Confronting Violence: Improving Women’s Lives“. What is domestic violence? The National Domestic Violence… Read More »

Posted in: Health Observances

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Consumer Health Minute: National Health Observances

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One way to easily incorporate health programming and health information at your library is highlighting national health observances. A number of resources are freely available and 2 of those are highlighted here. Recently the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) put together resources for public libraries that align with National Health Observances throughout the… Read More »

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

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Women’s History Month – Changing the Face of Medicine and Rise, Serve, Lead!

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In observation of Women’s History Month, each week of March the Dragonfly will feature a National Library of Medicine exhibit that highlights the history of women in health, science, and society. This week highlights women physicians through two exhibits: ” Changing the Face of Medicine” and “Rise, Serve, Lead! America’s Women Physicians“ Elizabeth Blackwell was… Read More »

Posted in: Health Observances, K-12

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