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Jun

19

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NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center Gets a New Website Design!

Posted by on June 19th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine just released a new design for the Disaster Information Management Research Center website and the Disaster Lit® database. The new design improves access to key resources on natural and man-made disasters, as well as public health emergencies such as emerging infectious diseases. The Disaster Lit database complements PubMed with information from… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Jun

19

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Visualize NLM’s Household Products Database!

Posted by on June 19th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine Household Products Database (HPD) provides access to manufacturer developed Safety Data Sheets/SDS (formerly called Material Safety Data Sheets/MSDS) which describe the chemical properties of each product, physical data, health effects, first aid, reactivity, storage, handling, disposal, personal protection, and spill/leak procedures. As required by OSHA, information within each SDS is targeted to… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Jun

14

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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

Jun

11

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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

Jun

01

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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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