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NLM Specialized Information Services Web Pages Get Refreshed!

Posted by on October 22nd, 2010

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Division of Specialized Information Services home page has been refreshed in an effort to streamline information and to make the resources easier to access. In addition to new banners for some secondary pages, the home page now includes the same “Search Our Web Site” feature included on the Toxicology… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health



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Two New NLM Traveling Exhibitions

Posted by on October 12th, 2010

The National Library of Medicine Exhibition Program is offering two new traveling banner exhibitions to libraries and community centers to borrow for six week bookings. A Voyage to Health explores the recent revival of the ancient arts of navigation and voyaging of the people of Hawai’i. The exhibition explores this resurgence and its significance for… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training



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NLM Traveling Exhibition: Binding Wounds Pushing Boundaries

Posted by on October 8th, 2010

Many histories have been written about medical care during the American Civil War, but the participation and contributions of African Americans as nurses, surgeons and hospital workers have often been overlooked. Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine looks at the men and women who served as surgeons and nurses and how… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training



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Success Under Duress: How Five Hospitals Thrive Despite Challenging Payer Mix

Posted by on September 24th, 2010

Safety-net hospitals often struggle financially while providing a significant level of care to low-income, uninsured, and vulnerable communities. In a new report from the California HealthCare Foundation, “Success Under Duress: How Five Hospitals Thrive Despite Challenging Payer Mix”, five California safety-net hospitals are identified as achieving financial success despite this challenging situation. In the report,… Read More »

Posted in: Hospital Libraries



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MedlinePlus Herb & Supplement Information

Posted by on September 23rd, 2010

New herb and supplement information coming soon to MedlinePlus. Next week, MedlinePlus will add 100 monographs about herbs and supplements from Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database, Consumer Version (NMCD). The content will be available in English and Spanish. It replaces the monographs from Natural Standard. The MedlinePlus team will put redirects in place, but please update… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

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