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Nov

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Reading is Healthy! Introducing the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on November 1st, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Book Clubs or reading groups are a staple of library outreach and literacy efforts. People gather to discuss Oprah’s picks or the New York Times’ Best Sellers to socially engage with literature and current events. To help grow health literacy, the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network announces the launch of the NNLM Reading Club…. Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, Public Libraries

Oct

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October is Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on October 3rd, 2018 0 comments Tags:

It’s October – Health Literacy month. We’ve still much work ahead to improve how we deliver actionable health information for the nine out of ten U.S. adults who struggle to understand it. We know health literacy is complex and multi-faceted. It involves demands by the healthcare system which often surpass people’s ability to comprehend and appropriately… Read More »

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

Aug

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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted by on August 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags:

September is National Preparedness Month and provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This NPM will focus on planning, with an overarching theme: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Take time to learn lifesaving skills − such as CPR and first aid, check your… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Health Observances, Public Health

Aug

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Happy Birthday National Park Service!

Posted by on August 24th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Act and thus created the National Park Service. The parks system includes over 400 areas which includes national parks, monuments, military parks, battlefields, historical parks, historical sites, lakeshores, seashores, recreation areas, scenic rivers and trails, and even the White House. Every year, millions… Read More »

Posted in: Health Observances

Apr

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Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Human Genome Project

Posted by on April 24th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

April 25th marks the 15th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project. The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is commemorating this milestone and other genomic advances by showcasing 15 ways that genomics has transformed our world. From April 5 through April 25 you can learn about a new milestone in genomics that… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances

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