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Jul

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Consumer Health Minute: NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on July 16th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

Books clubs are opportunities to not only read good books, but they also offer engagement with other book lovers to discuss important topics whether about families, politics, society, and health. The NNLM Reading Club offers your library or organization selected titles regarding health focused topics. Though we cannot ship these items to you during the… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, Public Libraries

Apr

07

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PBS and The Gene

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

PBS has a new documentary airing tonight, April 7 and April 14. The Gene: An Intimate History is a two-episode series based on the best selling book by Siddhartha Mukherjee who also authored The Emperor of All Maladies which was also made into a PBS documentary in 2015. Mukherjee wrote about a topic that might… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, K-12

Jan

31

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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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Consumer Health Minute: CSLP and Summer Reading

Posted by on January 14th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Already thinking about your library’s summer reading program? Well, so is the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). The NNLM has partnered with the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) to add a healthy aspect to your library’s summer reading program. NNLM and CSLP partnership began in 2018 which resulted with the first program manual… Read More »

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

Jan

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Library Shelfie Day

Posted by on January 23rd, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

The New York Public Library launched ‘Library Shelfie Day’, a social media event, a few years ago as a way to promote libraries and demonstrate a love of reading. The idea worked well with Instagram and was an international hit with over 1200 posts. Why did people like it so much? A number of factors… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Libraries

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