NewsBits November 19th, 2017
CategoriesCategories Contact Us Archives Region Search

Posts by archive: August 2012

You are viewing the post list, filtered by archive date. Select a post below for the full content.


Aug

10

Date prong graphic

New Disaster Topic Page from NLM: Droughts and Health

Posted by on August 10th, 2012

A new disaster topic page on Droughts and Health has been compiled by the National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Management Research Center. The page focuses primarily on human health effects of drought conditions as experienced in the United States. It is intended to grow as new materials become available on this topic. Health effects… Read More »

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

Aug

07

Date prong graphic

NLM Resources on Fires and Chemicals

Posted by on August 7th, 2012

Last night’s huge refinery fire spread thick, black smoke over the San Francisco area. Over 900 residents, complaining of respiratory and other problems, sought emergency care at local hospitals. The blaze occurred at Chevron Corporation’s plant in Richmond, about 10 miles northeast of San Francisco, around 6:15 p.m., and was contained by 11:00 p.m. The… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Environmental Health and Toxicology

Aug

06

Date prong graphic

SNOMED CT: July 2012 International Release Now Available!

Posted by on August 6th, 2012

The July 2012 International Release of SNOMED CT is available for download. The International Release is updated each year in January and July. The recent download contains SNOMED CT files in both Release Format 1 (RF1) and the new Release Format 2 (RF2) versions. Contents of the download include SNOMED CT terminology, cross maps, subsets,… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General, Informatics, NLM Resources

Aug

03

Date prong graphic

PMC Gets a New Name and a Facelift!

Posted by on August 3rd, 2012

PMC (formerly known as PubMed Central) has shortened its name in order to avoid confusion with PubMed. PMC has a new look and feel, which has been updated to conform to NCBI’s new standards for page design. This redesign allows for a cleaner and more uniform presentation across PMC’s site as well as its article,… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NLM Resources

Aug

03

Date prong graphic

New issues of NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine and NIH News in Health are now available!

Posted by on August 3rd, 2012

NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine is the quarterly magazine from the National Institutes of Health and Friends of the National Library of Medicine. NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine presents the best reliable, up-to-date information, including the latest breakthroughs from NIH-supported research. The magazine also features people from all walks of life talking about how they have handled… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Contact Us

NNLM Pacific Southwest Region
12-077 Center for the Health Sciences
Box 951798
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1798
Phone: (310) 825-1200
Email: psr-nnlm@library.ucla.edu

Stay Connected

Read the Latitudes newsletter
Keep up with NewsBits blog
Join the PSR-News announcement list
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter

This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012341 with the UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library.

NNLM and NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | Download PDF Reader