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Dec

01

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National Influenza Vaccination Week

Posted by on December 1st, 2016 0 comments

What is the best way to reduce the risk of the flu? That’s right, getting the flu vaccine is the easiest and best way to prevent the flu and its complications. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) everyone 6 months and older should receive an annual flu shot. Some people are at… Read More »

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

Oct

26

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Your Role in the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program

Posted by on October 26th, 2016 0 comments

Last month, on the PNR Rendezvous, the guest speaker was Malia Fullerton, Associate Professor of Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor in the UW Departments of Epidemiology and Genome Sciences, who informed the audience in regards to the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program. This program has since been renamed the… Read More »

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

Sep

14

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Next PNR Rendezvous – Precision Medicine

Posted by on September 14th, 2016 0 comments

“Adventures in Precision Medicine: A Major Public Research Initiative and it Implications for Healthcare Consumers and Institutions” is the title of our next PNR Rendezvous webinar September 21. Malia Fullerton, Associate Professor of Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor in the UW Departments of Epidemiology and Genome Sciences,… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Aug

19

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Free Online CE Classes: PubMed for Librarians – registration is open

Posted by on August 19th, 2016 0 comments

If your institution or organization includes programs in the health sciences, involves the health of the public, or works with biomedical researchers, most likely PubMed is a resource often used or should be considered for their work. Unfamiliar with PubMed or want a refresher course so you can better serve your colleagues? Consider taking one… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Aug

04

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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Visits Seattle

Posted by on August 4th, 2016 0 comments

This is a guest post from Jim Anderson, Physician Assistant and Dispensary Manager at Evergreen Treatment Services, a PNR Network member.  If you would like to write a guest post please contact Patricia Devine at devine@uw.edu. On Surgeon General Vivek Murthy’s recent stop in Seattle, he visited Evergreen Treatment Services to learn more about medication… Read More »

Posted in: News from Network Members, Public Health

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