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NLM’s Emergency Access Iniative — available for the cholera outbreak in Haiti

Posted by on November 8th, 2010

NLM’s Emergency Access Initiative, is now available through November 20 for access to resources usually available only by subscription. Publishers are providing access only for those affected by the cholera outbreak in Haiti and for those providing assistance to the affected population. Click on Online Databases for access to Cochrane, DynaMed, and UpToDate. The Cochrane… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response

Nov

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Tox Town Adds Indoor Air Topic

Posted by on November 8th, 2010

Most people in the United States spend a significant amount of time indoors. The indoor air we breathe can be more polluted than outdoor air. Tox Town, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) interactive guide to commonly encountered toxic substances, has added an Indoor Air topic. Visit the new Indoor Air location pages, in both… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Nov

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National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy released

Posted by on November 5th, 2010

In 2007 and 2008, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services held four town halls in the U.S. to solicit input for a health literacy action plan. The result of these efforts is the recently released National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy. Every organization involved in health information and services that could benefit… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Public Health

Nov

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November NIH News in Health is Online

Posted by on November 1st, 2010

The November 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 at their new, improved website! In this edition: Feeling Out of Joint: The Aches of Arthritis Herpes in Hiding: Genital Herpes Often Unrecognized How Salmonella Bacteria Spread Older… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

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PubMed Display Enhanced with Images

Posted by on October 25th, 2010

The PubMed abstract display for PubMed Central articles will be enhanced to include a new image strip generated from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) image database. The image strip will display thumbnails of the article’s images and captions. For more information and screenshots of the image strip in action, read the NLM Technical… Read More »

Posted in: PubMed

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