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Posts by archive: June 2016

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Call for Applications: 2016-2017 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program

Posted by on June 23rd, 2016

The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) has announced the 2016-2017 year of the leadership program jointly sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and AAHSL. The NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program, which focuses on preparing emerging leaders for the position of library director in academic health sciences libraries, is accepting applications through July… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, General

Jun

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Redesigned FTP Site for MeSH Downloads

Posted by on June 21st, 2016

The Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) FTP download site has been updated to include separate directories for each release year of MeSH. The FTP directories include: A single directory for earlier files from 1999-2010. The yearly release directories from 2011 to the latest full release which occurs in November of the preceding year. The directory “MESH_FILES”… Read More »

Posted in: Data, NLM Resources, Search Tools

Jun

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National Library of Medicine Flags Incorrect Pesticide Toxicity Values

Posted by on June 21st, 2016

International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER) is part of the National Library of Medicine’s Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET) and is compiled by Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment (TERA). It provides comparison charts of international risk assessment information and explains differences in risk values derived by different organizations. ITER provides chemical toxicity values or cancer classifications… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health

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NLM Resources for National Safety Month 2016

Posted by on June 21st, 2016

June is National Safety Month. Check out the following resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) for reliable heath and safety information. The Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) at NLM provides access to disaster and chemical safety resources for all age groups and populations, and MedlinePlus provides overviews of basic first aid skills:… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Environmental Health and Toxicology, Events, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

Jun

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New OMH Webinar Series: Fighting Hepatitis and HIV Co-infection in Minority Communities

Posted by on June 16th, 2016

Hepatitis and HIV co-infection is a major concern among many racial and ethnic minority groups in the U.S. Prevention and education efforts are hindered by many challenges, including stigma, language barriers, cultural competency and knowledge among providers, and access to services in hard-to-reach communities. The HHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center kicks off a… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Health Disparities, Public Health

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