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Apr

30

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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

28

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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

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

01

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More News and Announcements

Posted by on April 1st, 2021 Tags: ,

NIH to invest $29 million to address COVID-19 disparities Effort will foster community-engagement research in communities which have been hit hardest by the pandemic. NIH Preprint Pilot Update More than 2,100 preprints reporting NIH-supported research on COVID-19 are now discoverable in PubMed Central (PMC) and PubMed. Data Science @ NLM Journey Continues and What We… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, NLM Products, Public Health

Mar

10

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The University of Arizona Health Sciences Library Receives NNLM PSR Funding: “Information Resource Dissemination for Minority Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Posted by on March 10th, 2021 Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region (NNLM PSR) awarded the University of Arizona Health Sciences Library funding for a project entitled, “Information Resource Dissemination for Minority Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Yamila El-Khayat is the principal investigator and program manager for the project, and Lara Miller will provide the program assessment.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Outreach, Public Health, Training

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