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Apr

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Data Flash: The Impact of the NIH-NLM-NNLM in U.S. Communities

Posted by on April 8th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

April 7th-13th, 2019 is National Library Week. The American Library Association’s (ALA) National Library Week theme is simple, but compelling: how libraries equate to building strong communities. In honor of National Library Week, the NNLM PNR’s Dragonfly will go back in time and explore the origins of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Data Science, Funding, Public Health, Public Libraries

Apr

02

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Consumer Health Minute: Celebrate National DNA Day

Posted by on April 2nd, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Congress approved the first National DNA Day in April 2003 to celebrate both the completion of the Human Genome Project and the anniversary of the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA. The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) continues to celebrating DNA Day annually on April 25. The goal of National DNA Day… Read More »

Posted in: Health Observances, K-12, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Mar

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Consumer Health Minute: National Health Observances

Posted by on March 14th, 2019 0 comments

One way to easily incorporate health programming and health information at your library is highlighting national health observances. A number of resources are freely available and 2 of those are highlighted here. Recently the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) put together resources for public libraries that align with National Health Observances throughout the… Read More »

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

Mar

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March PNR Rendezvous- Climate Change and Health

Posted by on March 13th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

One topic of conversation that is often considered more neutral is the weather. However, that has changed over the years as the focus sometimes centers of extreme weather or talks of hotter summers, more storms, melting glaciers, etc. These conversations are now sometimes turning into heated debates and we may not always understand the science… Read More »

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

Mar

07

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PLA and NNLM Teaming up to Raise Awareness of the National Institute of Health’s All of Us Research Program

Posted by on March 7th, 2019 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and the Public Library Association (PLA) have joined together to raise awareness and support of the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program. The NNLM and PLA have worked together to increase health literacy through programming and consumer health information over the last couple of… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, News from NNLM, Public Libraries

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