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Oct

13

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Applications Open for New NLM Traveling Exhibitions

Posted by on October 13th, 2020

Great news! The application process for hosting our two new traveling exhibitions, Care and Custody: Past Responses to Mental Health and This Lead is Killing Us: A History of Citizens Fighting Lead Poisoning in their Communities is now open.

Posted in: Consumer Health, K-12 Resources, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health

Jun

30

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Supporting Neurodiverse Learners: New Resource Guide

Posted by on June 30th, 2020

Neurodiversity, the concept and perspective that individuals with “atypical” behavioral traits or brain function are normal, or even exceptional, learners and thinkers, is relatively new, understudied, and misunderstood. This new resource guide aims to help users build tools and experiences that are accessible to all learners.

Posted in: Advocacy, K-12 Resources, Technology

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

Feb

26

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NNLM PSR Exhibit Presence at the University of Arizona Annual Connect2STEM Event in Phoenix Makes an Impact!

Posted by on February 26th, 2020 Tags:

NNLM PSR librarians Nora Franco and Kelli Ham attended and exhibited at the annual University of Arizona College of Medicine Connect2STEM event, reaching over 250 visitors at the largest STEM-related event held in downtown Phoenix. They focused on providing outreach for consumer health information, citizen science, and the All of Us Research Program.

Posted in: Advocacy, All of Us, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, K-12 Resources, MedlinePlus, Outreach, Precision Medicine

Oct

15

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NLM Launches a New Exhibition in Recognition of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

Posted by on October 15th, 2019 Tags: ,

In recognition of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, the National Library of Medicine has announced the newly launched online exhibition, “This Lead Is Killing Us: A History of Citizens Fighting Lead Poisoning in Their Communities.”

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, K-12 Resources, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health

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