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March NNLM Reading Club Celebrates Nutrition

Posted by on February 26th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Good nutrition, combined with physical activity, can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases, and promote your overall health. Unfortunately, social factors such as poverty or inadequate food options may lead to obesity, malnourishment, and poor health. National Nutrition Month®, recognized each year during the month of March,… Read More »

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

Jan

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NNLM Reading Club Celebrates Heart Health

Posted by on January 31st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States, is largely preventable. There are many things people can do to reduce their risk: exercise, make healthy food choices, and also visit their healthcare provider regularly. February is American Heart Month, but any time is a good time to help raise awareness about heart… Read More »

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

Jan

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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

Nov

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The NNLM Reading Club Honors World AIDS Day

Posted by on November 29th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The NNLM Reading Club is pleased to recognize World AIDS Day, celebrated each December 1st. Since World AIDS Day was first observed more than 30 years ago, scientific research has led to progress in preventing and treating HIV. Even so, today millions of people live with HIV and a cure is yet to be discovered…. Read More »

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

Nov

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National Rural Health Day – Mental Health

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

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health created National Rural Health Day to celebrate the ongoing efforts and contributions of rural healthcare workers and organizations who work tirelessly to address the unique challenges in accessing and delivering health care services in rural communities. National Rural Health Day is observed each year on the… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances

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