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Aug

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NLM & American Society of Addiction Medicine host Opioid User Disorder Twitter Chat on September 29, 2017

Posted by on August 30th, 2017

September is National Recovery Month. Join a Twitter chat on Friday, September 29, from 11:00am-12:00pm PDT, to learn how stigma against opioid use disorder can impact prevention, treatment, and recovery, by following #OpioidAwareChat. NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow, NINDS Director Dr. Walter J. Koroshetz, special guest American Society of Addiction… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Events, Public Health, Social networking

Aug

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The Important Role of Faith-based Organizations in Fighting Diabetes Webinar

Posted by on August 30th, 2017

The webinar on August 31, 2017, hosted by the HHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center, will feature a discussion from the CDC and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare on the important role faith-based organizations play in promoting diabetes wellness and education to their congregations.

Posted in: Health Disparities, Health Literacy, Public Health

Aug

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Upcoming NNLM Training Opportunities!

Posted by on August 24th, 2017

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) website includes free professional development opportunities, such as a webinar on disaster health information resources, a series of classes teaching how to more effectively use PubMed, and an examination of complementary medicine. Following are some classes and webinars available during September: Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Aug

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Resources in Multiple Languages for National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted by on August 22nd, 2017

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and public health professionals often need resources to educate individuals who may have limited English proficiency about the importance of receiving vaccinations for themselves and their children. Check MedlinePlus for resources on immunizations and childhood immunizations in both English and Spanish. HealthReach includes patient handouts about vaccinations in multiple languages,… Read More »

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

Aug

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Update for NLM’s “Citing Medicine” Resource

Posted by on August 16th, 2017

Chapter 24 of Citing Medicine was renamed from Databases/Retrieval Systems on the Internet to Databases/Retrieval Systems/Datasets on the Internet. This change will enhance findability for users who want to cite datasets. There are several examples in the chapter. The publication will be continually updated to keep pace with the rapidly changing nature of new format… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, NLM Resources

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