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NLM Announces Release of Pill Images!

Posted by on July 23rd, 2013

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has announced the release of about 1,800 new high quality images of solid oral dosage medications. Images were taken at high resolution, but are also available in smaller sizes if desired for certain applications. Researchers and product developers may obtain the images and accompanying metadata via an applications programming… Read More »

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

Jul

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Health Centers to Help Uninsured Americans Obtain Affordable Health Coverage

Posted by on July 19th, 2013

Earlier this month, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $150 million in grant awards to 1,159 health centers across the nation, to enroll uninsured Americans in new health coverage options made available by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With these funds, health centers are expected to hire an additional 2,900 outreach and… Read More »

Posted in: Affordable Care Act, Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Funding, Public Health

Jul

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Grande Dame of Indexing at the National Library of Medicine, Thelma Charen, Dies at 96

Posted by on July 18th, 2013

Thelma Golden Charen, former indexer, trainer in the Index Section, and senior technical advisor in the MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) Section of the National Library of Medicine, died July 14, 2013, in Bethesda, MD, one day shy of her 97th birthday. Mrs. Charen first joined the Army Medical Library (precursor of the Armed Forces Medical… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Jul

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NLM to Participate with Partners in “An Epidemiology of Information: New Methods for Interpreting Disease and Data”

Posted by on July 15th, 2013

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has announced its next initiative as part of its ongoing partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Working with NEH’s Office of Digital Humanities, the National Science Foundation, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), the NLM will be a part of An Epidemiology of Information:… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, E-Science, Events, Informatics, Public Health

Jul

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July 2013 NIH News in Health Now Available

Posted by on July 2nd, 2013

Check out the July issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this edition: Healthy Movements: Your Body’s Mechanics Your body is an amazingly flexible machine, with bones, muscles and joints working together to help you move. Like any machine,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

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