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May

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Explore Digital Health Literacy with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on May 29th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Much of our healthcare today runs on digital devices. Think telehealth or telemedicine; electronic health record (EHR) or electronic medical record (EMR); mobile health apps (mHealth); emailing your doctor and more. While this connectivity is helpful, healthcare consumers or patients need to have digital health literacy to effectively partner in their health care. There are… Read More »

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

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

Apr

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Science anytime, anywhere: Celebrate Citizen Science Month with the NNLM Reading Club

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

Citizen science is collaborative research done by everyday people, anytime, anywhere, to help answer questions scientists can’t answer alone. In order to turn curiosity into impact, Citizen Science Month is recognized annually in April to promote all things citizen science. Libraries can serve as a hub for citizen science in their communities by mobilizing patrons… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Citizen Science, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, 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

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