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Nov

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TOMORROW/NOVEMBER 7! Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on Women’s Health– Join Us!

Posted by on November 6th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

In case you haven’t heard, the NNLM’s second Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, focusing on Women’s Health, is happening tomorrow!  We really hope you will join us, as an editor, learner, observer, cheerleader, or whatever role fits for you.  (If you want to edit, be sure to sign up for a Wikipedia account if you don’t have one,… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NNLM, News From NNLM PNR, Public Health, Technology, Training & Education

Oct

28

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Data Flash: RIP PubMed Health

Posted by on October 28th, 2018 1 comment Tags: , , , ,

This is not exactly a data post, but, the loss of a trusted source for clinical effectiveness research will have its effects on the dataverse.  PubMed Health is being discontinued as of this coming Wednesday.  As any of my colleagues can tell you, I’m taking the loss of PubMed Health hard– I loved showing it… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Public Health

Sep

10

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STDs on the Rise

Posted by on September 10th, 2018 0 comments

Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported the dramatic increase of sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S.  In fact, for the fourth year in a row the numbers have continued to rise. Among the rise, specific sexually transmitted diseases include: gonorrhea has been diagnosed in 555,608 cases in preliminary 2017 data… Read More »

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

Aug

28

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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

May

10

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NIH All of Us Research Program National Launch in Pasco, WA

Posted by on May 10th, 2018 0 comments Tags:

Sunday, May 6 was a beautiful sunny day in Pasco, WA for the NIH’s All of Us Research Program National Launch Event to celebrate the opening of program enrollment to adults age 18+ who are living in the United States. NLM through its National Network of Libraries of Medicine is an NIH All of Us strategic… Read More »

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

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