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Bring your book-discussion group into one of the central conversations impacting our nation as the NNLM Reading Club focuses on Racism and Health for its July reading selections, with special attention to Black maternal health. The three selections explore motherhood through the experiences of Black women in different ways. NNLM encourages you to use one… Read More »
The Seattle Public Library (SPL) has been named the Gale/ LJ Library of the Year. This well-deserved award recognizes SPL’s commitment to the community. Library Journal editors Meredith Schwartz and Lisa Peet write, “In recent years, SPL has turned its attention outward, actively listening to community needs and transforming its work to make equity a… Read More »
Much of our healthcare today runs on digital devices. Think telehealth or telemedicine; electronic health record (EHR) or electronic medical record (EMR); mobile health apps (mHealth); emailing your doctor and more. While this connectivity is helpful, healthcare consumers or patients need to have digital health literacy to effectively partner in their health care. There are… Read More »
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought widespread stress and uncertainty which may take a toll on our mental health. What an appropriate time to recognize May as Mental Health Month. The NNLM Reading Club features three books to spark a book club discussion on different facets of mental health. On our Mental Health Resources page, you’ll… Read More »
Stall Catchers is an easy online game developed to help accelerate Alzheimer’s research. The game was created by the scientists at Cornell University to support their EyesOnAlz research project. According to the SciStarter.org project description, Stall Catchers focuses on one aspect of Alzheimer’s Disease: reduced blood flow in the brain. This symptom of Alzheimer’s has… Read More »