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Resources Addressing Radiation Emergencies

Posted by on January 17th, 2018

The false alert sent to everyone in Hawaii this past Saturday caused panic and alarm. Now that it is clear there is no immediate threat, this unfortunate incident can serve as a reminder to prepare for all types of hazards and emergencies. Do you know what to do in the case of a radiation emergency?… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, NLM Resources, Public Health

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Apply for a Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Award!

Posted by on January 17th, 2018

National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day will mark its fifth anniversary on Saturday, May 5! You can help protect your community from wildfire by applying for a $500 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day grant through the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) by March 2. NFPA welcomes applications for one of 150 funding awards for $500 to work… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, Funding, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

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Submit Your Ideas on Research Priorities for the NIH All of Us Research Program by February 9!

Posted by on January 17th, 2018

The NIH All of Us Research Program aims to build one of the largest, most diverse datasets of its kind for health research, with one million or more volunteers nationwide, who will sign up to share their information over time. Researchers will be able to access participants’ de-identified information for a variety of studies to learn more… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Data, Events, Precision Medicine

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NIH MedlinePlus Salud Winter 2017 Issue Now Available!

Posted by on January 13th, 2018

The Winter 2017 issue of NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine is now available online! Featured on the front cover of the issue is the Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo, who speaks out about his fight with cancer. The issue also discusses journalist Liz Hernandez and how Alzheimer’s has affected her family, breast cancer and Latinas, latest ashthma… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources

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It’s Not Too Late to Participate in National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week 2018!

Posted by on January 10th, 2018

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® to be held January 22-28, 2018, links students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends. It was launched in 2010 by scientists at the National Institute on Drug Abuse… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Health

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