Dragonfly August 16th, 2017
CategoriesCategories Contact Us Archives Region Search

Posts by category: News from NLM

You are viewing the post list, filtered by category type. Select a post below for the full content.


Aug

11

Date prong graphic

Opiate Addiction and Treatment Resources from the National Library of Medicine

Posted by on August 11th, 2017 0 comments

In response to the growing heroin epidemic in the United States, the National Library of Medicine’s Specialized Information Services has created a portal to provide resources and information on prescribing, overdose, medication-assisted treatment, and recovery. According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, addiction is defined as: “A primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation,… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, Public Health

Jul

24

Date prong graphic

Senior Health Information

Posted by on July 24th, 2017 0 comments

As many of you know, the NIH Senior Health website will be discontinued as of August 1. As unfortunate as it is to lose this great resource, other senior health information resources do exist. Not all of these are National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources but do provide an array of information pertaining to aging… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NLM, News From NN/LM PNR, Public Libraries

Jun

29

Date prong graphic

Publication of a New Illustrated History of the National Library of Medicine

Posted by on June 29th, 2017 0 comments

Images of America: US National Library of Medicine is a newly published book about the National Library of Medicine. The following are highlights from NLM’s announcement. The book appears in the popular Images of America series by Arcadia Publishing, and was arranged through a public-private partnership with that publisher. Simultaneously, the complete book and original versions of the 170+ images, which… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM

Jun

27

Date prong graphic

Librarians Respond to the Opioid Crisis

Posted by on June 27th, 2017 0 comments

The information below is from the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) “Long viewed as guardians of safe spaces for children, library staff members have begun taking on the role of first responder in drug overdoses,” CNN reported last week (“The opioid epidemic is so bad that librarians are learning how to treat overdoses,” by… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, Public Health, Public Libraries

May

12

Date prong graphic

Resources Focusing on the Opioid Epidemic

Posted by on May 12th, 2017 0 comments

The following is news from the NIH/NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have declared opioid abuse an epidemic, calling it a serious public health issue. Two states, Florida and Maryland, have recently declared states of emergency in response to the opioid crisis. NIH MedlinePlus magazine has an… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NLM, Public Health

Archived Content

Developed resources reported in this program are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012343 with the University of Washington.

NNLM and NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | Download PDF Reader