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Apr

07

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PBS and The Gene

Posted by on April 7th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

PBS has a new documentary airing tonight, April 7 and April 14. The Gene: An Intimate History is a two-episode series based on the best selling book by Siddhartha Mukherjee who also authored The Emperor of All Maladies which was also made into a PBS documentary in 2015. Mukherjee wrote about a topic that might… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, K-12

Feb

24

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Now Showing: Human Genetics Film Kits!

Posted by on February 24th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Announcing the NNLM Human Genetics Film Kit! Through our partnership with the NIH All of Us Research program, we are providing free film kits to up to 250 public libraries across the United States. Because we know how difficult programming and resources for providing health information can be in small and rural libraries with limited… Read More »

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

Jul

11

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Coming Soon to a Town Near You: The All of Us Journey!

Posted by on July 11th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The All of Us Journey Exhibit and the All of Us Mobile Education and Enrollment Center visit communities nationwide to raise awareness about the All of Us Research Program. Both exhibits feature hands-on activities for visitors to learn about research, precision medicine, and the opportunity to enroll in All of Us. The American Association on… Read More »

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

Dec

03

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Tis the Season to…Spit?!

Posted by on December 3rd, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Guess what one of the most popular gifts purchased was during the 2017 holiday season?¬† Direct-to-consumer genetic tests. Yes,¬†apparently a lot of spitting happened around that time or at least required it for discovering something about one’s health and ancestry.¬† These kits have been featured on celebrity shows, the news, and one particular brand was… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

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