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The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine and the University of Tennessee Medical Center are hosting the Second Annual Health Literacy Summit June 2-3 at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park in Knoxville, TN. The Summit will focus on assessing and promoting changes in the healthcare system to reduce barriers for low health literacy… Read More »
Check out the April 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: Painful Joints? Early Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Key Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the most common forms of arthritis. Scientists continue to search for the… Read More »
Today is National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Health outreach professionals can access HIV/AIDS resources for Native American communities through multiple National Library of Medicine websites, including the following: American Indian Health – Check the “Health Topics – HIV/AIDS” section of American Indian Health for links to HIV/AIDS resources for Native American individuals and communities,… Read More »
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The risk of developing colorectal cancer rises after age 50, so screening is important. Following are several resources from the National Library of Medicine to educate and raise awareness about colorectal cancer (including possible genetic causes) among the US general public, multilingual populations, and older adults: General Public –… Read More »