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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

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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

Mar

23

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Health Careers Boot Camps – Expanding the Health Professions Pipeline in California’s Central Valley

Posted by on March 23rd, 2021

by Joanne M. Muellenbach, MLS, AHIP Health Sciences Library Director and Associate Professor California Health Sciences University For many high school students in the Central Valley, the Health Careers Boot Camps at California Health Sciences University (CHSU) are their first chance to practice intravenous (IV) injections, monitor blood pressure, or perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Thanks… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health

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