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Request for Information (RFI): Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for Research on Women’s Health

Posted by on October 18th, 2017

The Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) is updating the trans-NIH Strategic Plan for Women’s Health Research. NIH is soliciting input from basic, clinical and translational scientists, as well as advocacy and patient communities on topics under consideration for the next strategic plan. This Request for Information (RFI) seeks feedback on three cross-cutting themes… Read More »

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NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine Fall 2017 Issue Available Online!

Posted by on October 16th, 2017

The Fall 2017 issue of NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine is now available! Featured in the issue is Rashad Jennings, National Footbal League (NFL) player and reigning champion of the TV show, Dancing with the Stars. Jennings battled childhood asthma and has partnered with the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America to raise awareness about the… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources



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NLM Resources for National Depression Screening Day

Posted by on October 3rd, 2017

More than 19 million teens and adults in the US have symptoms of depression. October 5 is National Depression Screening Day®. The National Library of Medicine offers depression and mental health resources for a range of special populations to promote depression awareness and options for seeking diagnosis and treatment. Use these resources to locate information about… Read More »

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



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October 2017 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on October 3rd, 2017

Check out the October issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this issue: Coping With Grief: Life After Loss Losing someone you love can change your world. There’s no right or wrong way to mourn. Finding healthy ways to… Read More »

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HHS Posts Draft Strategic Plan for FY 2018 – 2022: Public Comments Accepted Through October 27

Posted by on September 29th, 2017

The HHS Draft Strategic Plan for FY 2018 – 2022 is provided as part of the strategic planning process under the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of 2010 (GPRA-MA)(P.L. 111-352) to ensure that stakeholders are given an opportunity to comment on the plan. The strategic planning consultation process is an opportunity to refine and… Read More »

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