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Oct

15

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Red Chair Raffle for Health and Wellness

Posted by on October 15th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Learn how the Belgrade Community Library combined a fundraiser with a seasonal fitness program. We thank  Sarah Creech, Adult Services and Cataloging Librarian at Belgrade Community Library in Belgrade, MT, for providing this guest post. It’s hard to believe that it’s already been three years since the Belgrade Community Library Foundation hosted a raffle for… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from Network Members, Public Libraries

Oct

13

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Now Open! Application process for NLM Traveling Exhibitions

Posted by on October 13th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The application process for hosting two new National Library of Medicine (NLM) traveling exhibitions, Care and Custody: Past Responses to Mental Health and This Lead is Killing Us: A History of Citizens Fighting Lead Poisoning in their Communities is now open. All submissions must be received by November 6, 2020, 11:59pm, E.S.T.  An announcement of… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, Public Health, Public Libraries

Oct

07

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Consumer Health Minute: Health Insurance Marketplace

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

Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace is from November 1 – December 15, 2020. Your library or organization may offer assistance whether for the Health Insurance Marketplace or for any health insurance enrollment. NNLM PNR has gathered some information resources for you to offer your patrons and clientele as they navigate their way. The… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Libraries, Training & Education

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

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

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