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Apr

09

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We Can Do This! COVID-19 Public Education Campaign Resources

Posted by on April 9th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services We Can Do This COVID-19 public education campaign is a national initiative to increase public confidence in and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines while reinforcing basic prevention measures such as mask wearing and social distancing. You’re invited to support the effort by joining the COVID-19 Community Corps. As a member, you’ll receive… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Health

Apr

01

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Understanding End-of-Life Matters

Posted by on April 1st, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

It’s difficult to talk about, even scary. Important things usually are. And deciding what to do about that transition between life and death – how to make it more comfortable, what to do afterwards – is so very important, to our loved ones and ourselves. It involves issues not only of health, but of spirituality,… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NNLM, Public Libraries

Mar

24

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Self-Learning Source: Mammography NIH Science Topic Fact Sheet

Posted by on March 24th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

A high-quality mammogram plus a clinical breast exam, an exam done by your doctor, is the most effective way to detect breast cancer early. Finding breast cancer early greatly improves a person’s chances for successful treatment. The United States Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendation* states: Women ages 50 to 74 years should get a mammogram… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Mar

10

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Consumer Health Minute: Herbs at a Glance and HerbList app

Posted by on March 10th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Do you have clients or patrons requesting information about herbs and botanicals for health? Rather than providing information from questionable sources, turn to the National Institute of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NIH NCCIH). NCCIH includes information on various types of complementary or alternative health but there’s also a section called Herbs… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Mar

08

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Join us on March 11th for Resurrection Lily

Posted by on March 8th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Please join us this Thursday as Amy Byer Shainman, also known as the BRCA Responder, talks about her book, Resurrection Lily: The BRCA Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers from the Grandmother I Never Knew with Certified Genetic Counselor Ellen Matloff. In this powerful program, these two genetic cancer experts will share their knowledge and… Read More »

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

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