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NIH Launches New Mobile App: HerbList

Posted by on June 14th, 2018

To help consumers navigate information about popular herbs and herbal supplements, the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) has launched HerbList™, an app for research-based information about the safety and effectiveness of herbal products. Developed by NCCIH and launched through the National Library of Medicine’s app pages, HerbList is available… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Mobile Devices, Non-NLM Resources, Search Tools



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Recording for the NNLM Resource Picks Webinar on Healthy Aging Now Available!

Posted by on June 11th, 2018

The archived recording of the May 30 session for the NNLM collaborative webinar series, NNLM Resource Picks, is available. The topic was Healthy Aging: Promoting Healthy Living in Older Adults through Quality Health Information, presented by Stephanie Dailey and Olivia Kent from National Institute on Aging and Andrew Plumer, from the Reference and Web Services… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health



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June 2018 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on June 1st, 2018

Check out the June 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: Dealing With Trauma: Recovering From Frightening Events Find healthy ways to cope after scary or dangerous events happen. Herpes Can Happen to Anyone: Share Facts, Not… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Health



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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Spring 2018 Issue Available Online!

Posted by on May 30th, 2018

The Spring 2018 issue of NIH MedlinePlus Magazine is now available! Featured in the issue is TV host, Leeza Gibbons, who talks about her experience as a caregiver for both her mother and her father. Gibbons also shares advice for other family caregivers and explains how research and resources, like those at NIH, can help…. Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources



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NLM to Discontinue PubMed Health on October 31

Posted by on May 17th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine has decided to discontinue PubMed Health effective October 31, 2018, as the majority of information it provides is available in more heavily used NLM resources, such as PubMed, Bookshelf, and MedlinePlus. By focusing attention on these highly used platforms, NLM will be able to better serve users and meet the… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

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