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NLM Announces New Online Exhibition “Building a National Medical Library on a Shoestring: 1872, the First Year”

Posted by on November 16th, 2011

The National Library of Medicine, a component of the National Institutes of Health, celebrates a crucial turning point in its history with a new Web exhibition, “Building a National Medical Library on a Shoestring: 1872, the First Year.” The exhibition focuses on the dramatic 1872 change in the library’s mission. Founded in 1836 as the… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

Nov

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Modest Improvements in Awareness of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities over a Decade

Posted by on November 10th, 2011

Despite persistent racial and ethnic gaps in health care and health status, awareness of such disparities remains low among the general public. Much work remains to be done to better inform the U.S. population of health conditions that disproportionately impact specific racial and ethnic minority groups, according to an OMH survey conducted by NORC at… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Nov

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HHS Announces New, Refined Survey Standards to Examine, Help Eliminate Differences in Care Based on Race, Ethnicity, Sex, Primary Language, or Disability

Posted by on November 10th, 2011

On October 31, 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released final standards to more consistently measure race, ethnicity, sex, primary language, and disability status, thereby improving our ability to highlight disparities in health status and target interventions to reduce these disparities. The Affordable Care Act requires new standards for the collection and… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Nov

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New Issues of NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine and NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on November 8th, 2011

The Fall 2011 issue of NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine is now available online! The issue featuring Debra Winger, includes features on asthma, high blood pressure, seniors and chronic pain, preventing drug abuse and addiction, peripheral artery disease, and more! NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine is the free, trusted consumer guide to the vast array of authoritative… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Nov

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My NCBI – Award Filter for My Bibliography

Posted by on November 3rd, 2011

My Bibliography will be enhanced to include a filter for the Award view display. Award view is only available to eRA Commons users with active grants in their portfolios. The Award view filter provides a method to view award data more clearly by giving you the ability to limit citation results by publication year(s), award… Read More »

Posted in: PubMed

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