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Apr

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Heart-Mind Connection at the Sacramento Public Library

Posted by on April 30th, 2021 Tags: , , , , ,

The Sacramento Public Library (SPL) received a 2020-2021 Outreach Mini Award from the Pacific Southwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM PSR). This award was used to produce resources and programming for the Heart-Mind Connection (HMC). The goal of the HMC was to emphasize the connection between good heart health and a healthy brain, as well as the benefits of lowering blood pressure for improved long-term health for patrons of all ages.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding

Apr

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Expanding Telehealth Services at Rural Hawaii School-Based Health Clinics

Posted by on April 28th, 2021 Tags: , ,

Many of the youth in the communities served by Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center (WCCHC) struggled to sufficiently access telehealth services for a variety of reasons.

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, Funding, Outreach

Apr

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Reflections on Graphic Medicine and Medical Libraries

Posted by on April 17th, 2021 Tags: , , , ,

by Renée A. Torres, MLIS San Jose State University Diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI), antiracism, and social justice are buzzwords in higher education and libraries right now. However, as a new graduate from San José State University’s School of Information, I am keenly aware that library and information science (LIS) professionals must actively work toward making… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Funding, Graphic Medicine, NLM Products, PubMed

Apr

16

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LA’s Chinatown COVID-19 Relief Program – Southeast Asian Community Alliance (SEACA)

Posted by on April 16th, 2021 Tags: , , ,

As a result of this award, SEACA was able to successfully distribute culturally and linguistically relevant information about COVID-19 as well as the All of Us Research Program to Chinatown residents.

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, Funding, Outreach, Public Health

Apr

16

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Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander American Health Information Resources

Posted by on April 16th, 2021

NNLM PSR staff stand in solidarity with the AAPI community in response to the growing awareness and call to action against Anti-Asian Violence. This article includes resources to learn more about overall health and mental health within Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander American communities, relevant webinars, reading materials, research articles and organizations, as well as cultural competency trainings.

Posted in: Blog, General, Outreach, Public Health

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