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Report on Twitter Use

Posted by on December 15th, 2010

The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project reports on Twitter users. According to the report, 8% percent of the American adults who use the internet are Twitter users. Some of the groups who are notable for their relatively high levels of Twitter use include young adults, African-Americans and Latinos, and urbanites. Read the… Read More »

Posted in: Social networking, Web 2.0 Tools

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NLM Classification Updated, April 29, 2010

Posted by on December 14th, 2010

The online National Library of Medicine Classification has been issued in a newly revised edition as of April 29, 2010. Twenty-two new class numbers were added and two class numbers were canceled. Eighty MeSH terms were added to the index, including thirty-four new to the MeSH vocabulary as of 2010; in addition, eighty-nine schedule records… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

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California HealthCare Foundation sites now available for the iPhone

Posted by on December 14th, 2010

California Healthline is a “daily digital digest of health care news, policy, and opinion”. Produced by the California Healthcare Foundation, California Healthline is available on the web, via RSS feeds, and as an app for your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. The site’s contents includes news, feature articles, and special reports; it is updated Monday through… Read More »

Posted in: Mobile Devices, News & Reports

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December NIH News in Health Now Online

Posted by on December 6th, 2010

The December issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research, is now available! In this edition: Making Your Resolutions Stick: How to Create Healthy Habits Healthy Horizons: Lasting Gift Ideas Where Kids Get Their Empty Calories Avoid SIDS During Cold Weather… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

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MeSH First Edition Online

Posted by on November 15th, 2010

As part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of MeSH, The National Library of Medicine’s History of Medicine Division has scanned the first edition volume and mounted it on the web. Anyone interested in the early history of MeSH may want to especially look at the original volume’s Preface by Frank B. Rogers, the… Read More »

Posted in: PubMed

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