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Feb

20

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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

Feb

13

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PNR Rendezvous- All of Us Partnership

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

Many of you have been hearing about the work of our All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator, Michele Spatz.  Michele has been highlighting the NIH All of Us Research Program in our region. This program is hoping to gather data from 1 million or more participants to help improve health through precision medicine and to… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, News from Network Members, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Jan

23

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Celebrate American Heart Month with the NNLM Reading Club!

Posted by on January 23rd, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to announce its three book selections in support of American Heart Month, a February National Health Observance. Heart: A History by Sandeep Jauhar Beautiful Affliction by Lene Fogelberg This Heart of Mine: a Novel by C.C. Hunter To learn more about each of these titles, download… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, K-12, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries

Dec

17

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Thoughts on Health and the All of Us Research Program

Posted by on December 17th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Every year around this time, I think about my health. Yes, it’s the holidays and everything is festive and bright, but it’s also the season when I typically schedule my annual health visits. And, to be honest, the news from these visits hasn’t always been something to celebrate. I’ve learned that health – and conversely… Read More »

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

Nov

01

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Reading is Healthy! Introducing the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on November 1st, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Book Clubs or reading groups are a staple of library outreach and literacy efforts. People gather to discuss Oprah’s picks or the New York Times’ Best Sellers to socially engage with literature and current events. To help grow health literacy, the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network announces the launch of the NNLM Reading Club…. Read More »

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

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