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May

13

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Express Outreach Award Highlights: Show Low (AZ) Public Library Healthy Living Program!

Posted by on May 13th, 2019 Tags:

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.

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

Apr

26

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NNLM PSR Mini-Award Highlights: American University of Health Sciences Health Academy

Posted by on April 26th, 2019

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.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding, MedlinePlus, Outreach, Public Health, PubMed

Apr

22

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Citizen Science Day Megathon Promotes Alzheimer’s Disease Research!

Posted by on April 22nd, 2019 Tags:

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.

Posted in: Advocacy, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, Data, Outreach, Public Health

Apr

19

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NNLM New England Region Hosts the New England Graphic Medicine ComicCon & Workshop

Posted by on April 19th, 2019 Tags:

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.

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

Apr

10

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Santiago Canyon College Library Hosts NLM’s “Pick Your Poison” Traveling Exhibit

Posted by on April 10th, 2019 Tags:

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.

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

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