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Mar

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New NLM Online Exhibitions

Posted by on March 4th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , ,

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is known for its vast collection of biomedical information and for providing freely available and authoritative resources such as PubMed and MedlinePlus. Its History of Medicine division also provides a wonderful exhibitions program highlighting history, the arts, social issues, professions, and medicine utilizing NLM’s vast collections. You may be… Read More »

Posted in: K-12, News from NLM, Training & Education

Apr

20

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This Citizen Science Project Wants Your Dirt 

Posted by on April 20th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

“Wouldn’t it be amazing if the cure for cancer is literally in our back yard?” asks Kathy M., a citizen scientist from Fort Myers, Florida. Through the University of Oklahoma’s What’s in Your Backyard?: Citizen Science Soil Collection Program, this could be possible. Fungi, used many antibiotics and other medicines, is found in soil. Researchers… Read More »

Posted in: Citizen Science, K-12

Apr

07

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PBS and The Gene

Posted by on April 7th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

PBS has a new documentary airing tonight, April 7 and April 14. The Gene: An Intimate History is a two-episode series based on the best selling book by Siddhartha Mukherjee who also authored The Emperor of All Maladies which was also made into a PBS documentary in 2015. Mukherjee wrote about a topic that might… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, K-12

May

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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

Apr

02

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Consumer Health Minute: Celebrate National DNA Day

Posted by on April 2nd, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

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

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