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NLM Resources to Relieve Holiday Stress

Posted by on December 14th, 2017

The holiday season can be a time of joy, but it can also be a time of major stress. Financial worries, family expectations, and other causes of stress may lead to both mental and physical symptoms; such as depression, irritability, and digestive problems. Find ways to help relieve stress during the holidays with National Library of… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources



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NLM’s Outreach and Special Populations Branch Announces Retirement of Social Media Accounts

Posted by on December 13th, 2017

The NLM Outreach and Special Populations Branch (OSPB) will be retiring the following pages and social media accounts in January 2018: Twitter Account @NLM_OSP: This account will be retired on January 1, 2018. For health information resources for specific populations, follow @NLM_SIS. NLM 4 Caregivers: The NLM 4 Caregivers project page and all related social media… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Social networking



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Two Free Webinars Featuring NLM’s 2018 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)!

Posted by on December 7th, 2017

Join the NLM and NNLM Training Office for two upcoming training events in January, introducing you to 2018 MeSH and how to adjust to MeSH changes in PubMed searches and alerts. NLM Webinar: 2018 MeSH Highlights Date and time: Friday, January 5, 2018, 10:00 am PST Join NLM staff for a highlights tour of the… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools



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NLM Resources in Multiple Languages for National Influenza Vaccination Week

Posted by on December 6th, 2017

December 3-9 is National Influenza Vaccination Week, and the National Library of Medicine offers resources to learn about the flu vaccine on MedlinePlus and through resources available in multiple languages on HealthReach. Materials about flu vaccines on HealthReach include illustrated handouts to educate people about the seasonal flu, a poster in multiple languages on how to fight the… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Events, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health



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New Program Release Feature in NLM’s Value Set Authority Center (VSAC)

Posted by on December 5th, 2017

The National Library of Medicine Value Set Authority Center (VSAC) has announced a new user interface that displays program releases of value sets on the VSAC homepage. Additionally, the page has a sleek new look and intuitive filters for program-related value sets. All functionality and underlying data remain the same. The new user interface displays… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, Electronic Health Records, NLM Resources, Search Tools

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