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Sep

30

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NNLM Reading Club Explores Diversity in Medicine in October

Posted by on September 30th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

“For I know that diversity is important, not based just on gender, or your race or ethnicity, but your unique experiences, your perspectives and solutions that you bring to the table. … Don’t shy away from your experiences, your challenges, your joys. Yes, they are wonderfully complicated, but they shape who you are.”  ~Valerie Montgomery… Read More »

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

Sep

04

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Consumer Health Minute: MedlinePlus Genetics

Posted by on September 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Genetics Home Reference has now become part of MedlinePlus and is available in the “Genetics” section. Just like the resource, Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus includes over more than 1,300 genetic conditions and 1,475 genes, all of the human chromosomes, and mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). The information is organized in much the same way for easy navigation. Also… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NLM

Sep

01

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NNLM Reading Club Explores Environmental Health

Posted by on September 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Your health is a product of your genetics, lifestyle and environment. This month the NNLM Reading Club examines the third component of that critical trio. Environmental health plays a role in a host of social issues facing our society, from how to ensure drinking water is safe, to what kinds of risks we should take… Read More »

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

Aug

05

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Gain Perspective on Pandemics with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on August 5th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Diving into fiction can help us understand more about the realities we face. As day-to- day life continues to be shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic, NNLM Reading Club calls your attention to three literary works focusing on the impact of pandemics or infectious disease. The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to… Read More »

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

Jul

16

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Consumer Health Minute: NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on July 16th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Books clubs are opportunities to not only read good books, but they also offer engagement with other book lovers to discuss important topics whether about families, politics, society, and health. The NNLM Reading Club offers your library or organization selected titles regarding health focused topics. Though we cannot ship these items to you during the… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, Public Libraries

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