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October is Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on October 18th, 2018

Health Literacy Month is celebrated annually in October. The theme for Health Literacy Month is “Be a Health Literacy Hero.”

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, Outreach



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Call for Volunteers: NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on November 7 Focusing on Women’s Health!

Posted by on September 26th, 2018

Join the call to participate in the next NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Wednesday, November 7, focusing on the topic of women’s health!

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



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Hurricane Lane Resources to Support Hawaiian Islands

Posted by on August 23rd, 2018

Hawaii Governor David Ige signed an emergency proclamation in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Lane on August 21, 2018. With assistance from NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC), we have compiled hurricane resources for Hawaii including information guides with curated, reliable information from vetted federal, state, and local governments and organizations.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Products, Public Health



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Comics’ Medicinal Value Featured in NLM Traveling Exhibit Hosted by San Diego Public Library

Posted by on August 20th, 2018

Laura Kyle, Arts and Culture Exhibitions Assistant at San Diego Public Library, writes about hosting the NLM traveling exhibit, “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived & Well-Drawn,” in July 2018. The display received heavy viewing traffic, benefiting from its proximity to the annual Comic-Con event held at the San Diego Convention Center.

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, NLM Products, Outreach



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New NNLM PSR Consumer Health Librarian: Nora Franco!

Posted by on August 10th, 2018 Tags: ,

On August 1, NNLM PSR welcomed Nora Franco as the new Consumer Health Librarian!

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, General, Membership, Outreach, RML Staff

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