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AIDSinfo and infoSIDA Web Sites Now Optimized for Display on Mobile Devices!

Posted by on May 29th, 2014 0 comments

AIDSinfo, a service of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), recently updated its AIDSinfo (English) and infoSIDA (Spanish) Web sites. They are now automatically optimized for display across all devices, including desktop computers, tablets, and smartphones. Visitors to the AIDSinfo and infoSIDA Web sites will now be able to access all of… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health

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NIH Disaster Research Response Project Workshop June 12-13 in Bethesda

Posted by on May 29th, 2014 0 comments

Disaster Research Response Workshop: Enabling Public Health Research During Disasters will be held June 12-13, 2014, at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, MD. There is no registration cost. This workshop will examine strategies and partnerships for methodologically and ethically sound public health and medical research during future emergencies. Discussions will include… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events

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Federal Pain Research Database Launched: Interagency Pain Research Portfolio

Posted by on May 28th, 2014 0 comments

The Interagency Pain Research Portfolio (IPRP), a database that provides information about pain research and training activities supported by the federal government, has been launched by six federal agencies. Pain is a symptom of many disorders; chronic pain can present as a disease in of itself. The economic cost of pain is estimated to be… Read More »

Posted in: Non-NLM Resources, Translational Science

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NLM to Update MEDLINE/PubMed Daily!

Posted by on May 28th, 2014 0 comments

Beginning June 2, 2014, the National Library of Medicine will add new and updated citations to PubMed seven days a week. Daily updating is a welcome enhancement to PubMed. Prior to this change, NLM updated PubMed five times a week on Tuesday through Saturday. Likewise, new MEDLINE/PubMed update files for NLM data licensees will appear… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NLM Resources, PubMed

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Evaluating Social Media Activities

Posted by on May 27th, 2014 0 comments

For public sector and nonprofit organizations, social media can be a cost effective way to engage with users and supporters. However, social media is not without its cost, particularly in terms of staff time. So organizations have an interest in assessing the value of their social media activities. One great resource for social media evaluation… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, General, Non-NLM Resources, Social networking

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