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Tags: healthy living
Lisa Lewis, Library Services Manager at Show Low Public Library in eastern Arizona, describes highlights of a project supported by NNLM PSR Express Outreach Award funding to support a Healthy Living program. The project focused on reaching families with young children and included creation of a Healthy Living Section in the library, featuring cooking demonstrations for healthy meals.
June Kim, librarian at the American University of Health Sciences in Signal Hill, CA, describes highlights of a project supported by NNLM PSR Mini-Award funding to host a two-day health-related “mini academy” for underrepresented youth in the community. Activities included demonstrations of first aid procedures, vital sign and body measurements, and research activities with NLM’s MedlinePlus resource.
Tags: citizen science
To celebrate Citizen Science Day 2019 on April 13, the Stall Catchers Megathon, a worldwide event, provided the opportunity for any member of the general public to engage in real science by joining a game format to analyze actual research data related to Alzheimer’s disease.
Tags: graphic medicine
NNLM PSR staff member Jerry Kauppila writes about his experience attending the New England Graphic Medicine ComicCon and workshop, hosted by the NNLM New England Region on April 10 at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester.
Alice Ho, Librarian at Santiago Canyon College in Orange, CA, writes about the experience of hosting the NLM traveling exhibit “Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical Prescriptions,” March 27 to May 3.