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Jun

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Consumer Health Minute: Men’s Health

Posted by on June 3rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

Father’s Day is June 21 and many will be celebrating the fathers and sons in their families. June is also Men’s Health Month and is a great time to highlight the importance of health and wellness of the men in your community. Men tend to put off preventative health measures such as regular check-ups as… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances

May

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Read All About It: May is Mental Health Month

Posted by on May 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought widespread stress and uncertainty which may take a toll on our mental health. What an appropriate time to recognize May as Mental Health Month. The NNLM Reading Club features three books to spark a book club discussion on different facets of mental health. On our Mental Health Resources page, you’ll… Read More »

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

Feb

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March NNLM Reading Club Celebrates Nutrition

Posted by on February 26th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Good nutrition, combined with physical activity, can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases, and promote your overall health. Unfortunately, social factors such as poverty or inadequate food options may lead to obesity, malnourishment, and poor health. National Nutrition Month®, recognized each year during the month of March,… Read More »

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

Jan

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NNLM Reading Club Celebrates Heart Health

Posted by on January 31st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States, is largely preventable. There are many things people can do to reduce their risk: exercise, make healthy food choices, and also visit their healthcare provider regularly. February is American Heart Month, but any time is a good time to help raise awareness about heart… Read More »

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

Jan

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NNLM Reading Club January 2020: Let’s Talk about Substance Misuse

Posted by on January 6th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

January often brings a time of reflection and fresh starts to a new year. Some may be struggling with issues of substance misuse and need resources to learn more about it – whether it has touched them directly or they just want to understand the topic better, especially from a first-person point of  view.  Because… Read More »

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

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