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Consumer Health Minute: BHIC blog

Posted by on May 20th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

What is the BHIC blog? Bringing Health Information to the Community (BHIC) blog is hosted by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine with contributors from multiple NNLM regions. The goal is to send out health information directly to community members who may not otherwise have access to timely and useful information. Almost all of… Read More »

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

Apr

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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

Feb

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Consumer Health Minute: Health Information Evaluation

Posted by on February 20th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

Do your patrons look for health information on not so credible websites? Are they asking for the latest diet or weight loss books? Are they fans of celebrity doctors who have their own TV show or website? Do they follow celebrities who like to provide their fans with ‘professional’ health information? Do you cringe inside… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Libraries

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The Winding Career Path of One Medical Librarian

Posted by on October 25th, 2018 2 comments Tags: , , , ,

As many of us know, it’s medical librarian month, and a colleague said to me, “You’ve had a pretty winding career path— you should write a post about it!”  So, here goes… My first medical librarian connection wasn’t officially as a librarian at all, but as the data request epidemiologist for Public Health – Seattle… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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