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Explore Healthy Aging with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on August 30th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to announce its three book selections in support of Healthy Aging.   Women Rowing North by Mary Pipher Elderhood by Louise Aronson The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 ΒΌ Years Old by Hendrik Groen According to the U.S. Census Bureau, all baby boomers will… Read More »

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

Aug

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Explore National Immunization Awareness Month with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on August 5th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, a National Health Observance which provides a key opportunity to highlight the importance of getting recommended vaccines at all ages. The Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention reminds us that every year children and adults become seriously ill and are hospitalized because of diseases that vaccines can help prevent,… Read More »

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

Jul

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PNW Rocks the Library are Partners in Health Seminar in Bethesda, MD

Posted by on July 16th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Six librarians from the Pacific Northwest attended the recent Libraries are Partners in Health: an NNLM Consumer Health Seminar on the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The NNLM Pacific Northwest Region had broad representation at the seminar with at least one public library partner from each of the five states it serves…. Read More »

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

Jul

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The NNLM Reading Club Recognizes the Americans with Disabilities Act

Posted by on July 9th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

    On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services. The act paved the way for increased intersection in society for people with disabilities, whether seen or unseen, and fostered… Read More »

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

May

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Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on May 30th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to announce its three book selections in support of LGBTQ Pride Month, celebrated each June. To learn more about each of these titles, download book discussion guides, promotional materials and corresponding LGBTQ health information or to apply for a free NNLM Reading Club Book kit,… Read More »

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

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