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Dec

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TOXNET Update: LactMed Moved to Bookshelf

Posted by on December 5th, 2019 Tags:

As noted previously in the Technical Bulletin, TOXNET will be retired on December 16. One of the most popular TOXNET databases is the Drugs and Lactation Database, usually called LactMed, which has been moved to the NCBI Bookshelf and will continue to be updated there. LactMed is a curated database of drugs and other chemicals… Read More »

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

Dec

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December 2019 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on December 3rd, 2019

Check out the December 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: To Fast or Not to Fast: Does When You Eat Matter? Not eating for stretches of time could have health benefits for some people. But not… Read More »

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

Nov

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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Fall 2019 Now Available Online!

Posted by on November 21st, 2019

The Fall 2019 issue of NIH MedlinePlus Magazine is now available! Featured in the issue is NBA star, Kevin Love, who talks about his experiences with anxiety and the importance of removing stigma surrounding men and mental health. In addition, the issue features articles on stuttering, family medical history, Lewy body dementia and sleep. NIH… Read More »

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

Nov

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MedlinePlus News

Posted by on November 15th, 2019

MedlinePlus has retired the How to Write Easy-to-Read Health Materials page in English and Spanish. Guides for creating health materials for a general audience are available from the National Institutes of Health, the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and others. You can also explore the resources in the updated MedlinePlus topic on… Read More »

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

Nov

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American Indian/Alaska Native Health and Arctic Health Portals Will Retire on December 16!

Posted by on November 15th, 2019 Tags: ,

The American Indian and Alaska Native Health portal will be retired on December 16, 2019. Visit the MedlinePlus American Indian and Alaska Native Health page for information about this topic. The Arctic Health portal moved to a new home on September 28, 2018, with the University of Alaska at Anchorage. Content from NLM-hosted Arctic Health… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

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