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Medication-Assisted Treatment for Addiction

Posted by on March 14th, 2018 0 comments

A new guideline released by the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse has recommended that opioid addiction should be treated with prescribed medication when possible. A national review committee which vetted the guideline included primary care physicians, addiction medicine specialists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, all of whom received no funding from the pharmaceutical industry…. Read More »

Posted in: News from NIH, Opioid Use Disorder

Feb

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All of Us Research Program Announces Funding Opportunity for Community Partners

Posted by on February 6th, 2017 0 comments

An announcement regarding the Precision Medicine Initiative All of Us Research Program which may be of interest to public and medical libraries who could be eligible partners. Please note scheduled informational webinar on February 10, 9:00 – 10:00am PT. Register The National Institutes of Health has announced a new opportunity for organizations interested in helping… Read More »

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

Aug

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Free exercise information for older adults!

Posted by on August 15th, 2016 0 comments

Celebrate Go4Life Month this September. This year’s theme is #Fit4Function, focusing on the practical benefits of exercise and physical activity, like being able to drive, carry groceries into the house, do yardwork, walk the dog – all activities important to older adults. Go4Life is an exercise campaign program of the National Institute on Aging, part… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NIH, Public Libraries

Aug

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NIH BD2K Updates

Posted by on August 3rd, 2016 0 comments

Big Data to Knowledge, or BD2K, is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Initiative to establish biomedical research as a digital enterprise, to support new knowledge and to maximize community engagement. Check the BD2K homepage for more information, and here is some recent news: BD2K News: Phil Bourne was interviewed by DNAdigest, an online genomics… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, News from NIH

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Call for Public Feedback for bioCADDIE DataMed DDI Prototype

Posted by on July 5th, 2016 0 comments

NIH is pleased to announce an opportunity to evaluate and provide feedback on a prototype biomedical Data Discovery Index (DDI) called DataMed (datamed.org).  Developed through the BD2K biomedical and healthCAre Data Discovery Indexing Ecosystem project (bioCADDIE, www.bioCADDIE.org), the prototype allows users to find and access biomedical data sets from multiple sources based on key attributes…. Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, News from NIH

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