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NLM Resources for Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by on January 4th, 2018

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. The National Library of Medicine resources MedlinePlus and HealthReach provide resources in multiple languages on such topics as cervical cancer screening and HPV, including: It’s a Simple Test – Cervical Cancer Screening (15 languages) – This one-page handout educates women about regular pap tests for cervical cancer screening. It… Read More »

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

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Outreach Videos Available on the National Library of Medicine YouTube Channel

Posted by on December 19th, 2017

If you need educational videos to teach students about environmental health topics, or maybe an overview of how family caregivers can use MedlinePlus, you can find these videos and more through the Outreach and Services playlist on the NLM YouTube channel. Check out the following examples: K-12 Students and Educators: Watch short educational animations about environmental health… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Environmental Health and Toxicology, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

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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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NIH Request for Information (RFI) on the Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) Strategic Plan (FY 2018-2022)

Posted by on December 5th, 2017

A Request for Information (RFI) has been issued to invite comments and suggestions on the first National Institutes of Health (NIH) Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) Strategic Plan, to solicit input from stakeholders, including members of the scientific, tribal, advocacy, and patient communities; basic, clinical, and translational scientists; as well as other interested members of… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Health Disparities, Healthcare Professionals

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