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February 2019 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on February 4th, 2019

Check out the February 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: From A to Zika: Understanding Emerging Diseases NIH is funding research into where and how new diseases might arise, as well as ways to prevent and… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

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New NLM Video Offers Information on the Opioid Crisis!

Posted by on January 30th, 2019

NIH has made the opioid epidemic a priority, launching a multi-institute effort to find scientific solutions to the crisis. NLM is doing its part by getting the word out about the life-saving medication naloxone. Recently, MedlinePlus partnered with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to produce a five-minute animated video about the treatment. MedlinePlus offers… Read More »

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

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NLM Launches a New Banner Exhibition on the 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia

Posted by on January 5th, 2019

The U.S. National Library of Medicine has announced Politics of Yellow Fever in Alexander Hamilton’s America, a banner exhibition with a companion special display and an online adaptation. The exhibition opens January 11, to commemorate what would have been Alexander Hamilton’s 249th birthday. The online adaptation includes an education component featuring a K-12 lesson plan and a… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Events, NLM Resources, Public Health

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January 2019 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on January 4th, 2019

Check out the January 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: Shake it Off: Boosting Your Mood Certain healthy habits can help you stay healthier and improve your mood. Managing Multiple Sclerosis: Treatment Can Delay Future Attacks… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

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New HHS Checklist Helps First Responders Ensure Language Access and Effective Communication During Emergencies

Posted by on December 21st, 2018

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued a plain language checklist (PDF) to help first responders provide services to individuals with limited English proficiency and individuals with disabilities during emergency response and recovery efforts. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, at least 350 languages are spoken… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

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