[Skip to Content]
Visit us on Facebook Visit us on FacebookVisit us on Twitter Visit us on TwitterVisit us on Facebook Visit us on InstagramVisit our RSS Feed View our RSS Feed
Dragonfly November 16th, 2019
CategoriesCategoriesCategories Contact UsContact Us ArchivesArchives Region/OfficeRegion SearchSearch

Posts by tag: National Health Observances

You are viewing the post list, filtered by tag name. Select a post below for the full content.


Nov

15

Date prong graphic

National Rural Health Day – Mental Health

Posted by on November 15th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural created National Rural Health Day to celebrate the ongoing efforts and contributions of rural healthcare workers and organizations who work tirelessly to address the unique challenges in accessing and delivering health care services in rural communities. National Rural Health Day is observed each year on the third… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances

Nov

12

Date prong graphic

Consumer Health Minute: Family Health History

Posted by on November 12th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

In 2004 the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services with the U.S. Surgeon General’s office, launched the public health campaign, The U.S. Surgeon General’s Family Health History Initiative. This initiative highlighted the importance of knowing our family health history and its impact on our health. Knowing that many families gather during Thanksgiving, this initiative… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Nov

01

Date prong graphic

Announcing the November 2019 NNLM Reading Club Book Selections

Posted by on November 1st, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

  Knowing your family‚Äôs health history paints a picture of potential health problems from one generation to the next. This knowledge is a powerful tool for early detection or prevention of diseases you may be at risk for. Want to learn how to find and share your family health history with your doctor? Let National… Read More »

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

Oct

08

Date prong graphic

Consumer Health Minute: Health Insurance Literacy

Posted by on October 8th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

It is almost that time of year. Yes, it is time to sign up or renew our health insurance. Many of us have been receiving notices at work regarding the time to review our health insurance and other work benefits. Often we feel unsure of the information we are reviewing. We have an idea of… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, News from NNLM, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Oct

01

Date prong graphic

Explore Health Literacy with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on October 1st, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Because it can be challenging to find a compatible health provider, choose health insurance coverage, or understand medical terms, organizations have been observing October as Health Literacy Month since 1999. It is a time to bring attention to the importance of making health information easy to understand and making the health care system easier to… Read More »

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

Archived Content

Developed resources reported in this program are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012343 with the University of Washington.

NNLM and NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | Download PDF Reader