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Search Term Highlighting in PubMed

Posted by on June 30th, 2011

A new feature was released today in PubMed that bolds a search term in the search results list. This is true even when a user is not signed into My NCBI. If they are signed into MyNCBI, the search term is highlighted if highlighting has been turned on. If the user has not turned on… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, PubMed



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National Health Literacy Innovator Award Contest

Posted by on June 29th, 2011

Health Literacy Innovations (HLI), creator of the Health Literacy Advisor (HLA), the nation’s first interactive health literacy software, introduces the 2nd Annual Health Literacy Innovator Award contest, a national competition to award innovators in health literacy. The contest is open to any person or organization that produces health information for consumers. HLI’s panel of health… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy



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Google to Shut Down Google Health, January 2012

Posted by on June 24th, 2011

Google has announced its planned retirement for Google Health. Google Health was a personal health record (PHR) system, that allowed people to organize, track, monitor, and act on their health information. Due to its limited usage, Google Health will be discontinued on January 1, 2012 and its data will be available to download through January… Read More »

Posted in: Electronic Health Records



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Access Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) with Your Mobile Device!

Posted by on June 22nd, 2011

Need to know more about drugs and breastfeeding? LactMed, part of the National Library of Medicine’s Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET), is a database of drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Environmental Health and Toxicology, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources



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New Obesity Topic Page on PHPartners.org

Posted by on June 20th, 2011

A new topic page on Obesity has been released on PHPartners.org. The topic page links to obesity information and resources; including government, professional, and research organizations that focus on obesity issues; reports, publications, and guidelines; obesity programs and campaigns; child obesity information; data and statistics; legislation and policy issues; grants and funding opportunities; training and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Public Health

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