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Sep

30

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Member Meme Contest Celebrating Medical Librarians Month and Health Literacy Month! 

Posted by on September 30th, 2020

Please join the NNLM in celebrating Medical Librarians Month and Health Literacy Month! To celebrate, we have a contest for YOU to have fun with health literacy and be selected for an award. Special thanks to our colleagues in the Southeastern Atlantic Region for allowing us to adapt this event for our Pacific Southwest members. … Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, Consumer Health, Funding, General, Membership, Outreach

Sep

29

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Be an Advocate for Health Literacy on Wikipedia: Join our Fall Edit-a-thon focused on Maternal and Child Health!

Posted by on September 29th, 2020

What are the benefits of flossing twice a day? When should I take this new prescription from my doctor? How does an HIV screening test work? Who do I ask for help about my anxiety? Each day, people make decisions about their health. While many of us can rely on health professionals and systems dedicated… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, General, Outreach, Technology

Aug

13

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NNLM Resource Picks – PubMed Central

Posted by on August 13th, 2020 Tags: ,

Join us for the next NNLM Resource Picks webinar on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. In this session, Kathryn Funk from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) will present her work with PubMed Central (PMC), the free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. In 2005,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, General, NLM Products

Jun

18

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Find Trusted Health Information in Spanish for Your Patrons

Posted by on June 18th, 2020 Tags: ,

This article higlights reliable sources of Spanish-language health information about COVID-19 and other issues, provided by NNLM and other organizations.

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health

Jun

02

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Trusted Resources for Caregivers 

Posted by on June 2nd, 2020

Caregivers are individuals or groups of individuals who provide direct care to children, the elderly, and people with chronic illnesses who require assistance in their everyday lives.  

We at NNLM PSR are committed to promoting equitable, accessible health information. The following resources from the National Library of Medicine and other government agencies provide vetted, reliable sources of online health information for caregivers. 

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, K-12 Resources, NLM Products

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