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Sep

19

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Consumer Health Minute: Health Literacy Month

Posted by on September 19th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

October is just around the corner which also happens to be Health Literacy Month. Health literacy is so important when it comes to our health. We need to be able to understand how and when to take medication, talk with our healthcare providers, understand test results, navigate our way through the healthcare system, and know… Read More »

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

Aug

30

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Explore Healthy Aging with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on August 30th, 2019 1 comment Tags: , , , ,

The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to announce its three book selections in support of Healthy Aging.   Women Rowing North by Mary Pipher Elderhood by Louise Aronson The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 ΒΌ Years Old by Hendrik Groen According to the U.S. Census Bureau, all baby boomers will… Read More »

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

Jul

09

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The NNLM Reading Club Recognizes the Americans with Disabilities Act

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

    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

18

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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

May

30

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Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on May 30th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to announce its three book selections in support of LGBTQ Pride Month, celebrated each June. To learn more about each of these titles, download book discussion guides, promotional materials and corresponding LGBTQ health information or to apply for a free NNLM Reading Club Book kit,… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, K-12, News From NNLM PNR

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