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New Report Highlights Roles of Libraries and Museums in Preparing Young Children for Success!

Posted by on June 20th, 2013

Libraries and museums are effective, but often overlooked, resources in our nation’s effort to turn around a crisis in early learning, exposing children to reading and powerful learning experiences in the critical early years, and keeping them learning through the summer months, according to a new report issued by the federal Institute of Museum and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Funding, General

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National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Health Literacy Web Site Enhanced with Cultural Resources!

Posted by on June 20th, 2013

The NNLM Health Literacy web site now includes content related to culture in the context of health literacy. As part of a project of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Associate Fellowship Program, Diana Almader-Douglas evaluated the existing health literacy web-based resource at the NNLM, and determined that it would be beneficial to address the importance of culture in… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy

Jun

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NEHEP Diabetes and Healthy Eyes Toolkit

Posted by on June 20th, 2013

The National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) Diabetes and Healthy Eyes Toolkit provides community health workers with tools to inform people with diabetes about diabetic eye disease and maintaining healthy vision. The toolkit has a flipchart that is easy to use in community settings and can be incorporated into existing diabetes classes or information sessions…. Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Non-NLM Resources

Jun

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Announcing the Launch of MentalHealth.gov!

Posted by on June 4th, 2013

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently announced the launch of MentalHealth.gov as an online resource for people looking for information about mental health. This website provides information about the signs of mental illness, how individuals can seek help, and how communities can host conversations about mental health. The website also features videos… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, General, Non-NLM Resources

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June 2013 Issue of NIH News in Health

Posted by on June 3rd, 2013

NIH News in Health is a monthly newsletter from the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) plays a major role in finding better ways to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent diseases. The practical health information in NIH News in Health is… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Non-NLM Resources

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