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Join NIH Institutes and Centers for #NIHhealthy2018 Events in January!

Posted by on January 10th, 2018

Next week’s #NIHhealthy2018 campaign will include the following NIH-wide social media events to help you start the new year off right! A four-hour Twitter town hall on January 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PST. The town hall will include a Periscope live video panel at 9:00, and a Q&A with NIH Director Francis… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Events, Social networking



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January 2018 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on January 8th, 2018

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: Sound Health: New Music Gets You Moving and More Did you know music can bring health benefits? Scientists are looking at how music makes healthier bodies… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Health



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NNLM Resource Picks Webinar on January 31 Will Feature Genetics Home Reference!

Posted by on January 5th, 2018

Registration is available for the next NNLM Resource Picks webinar on Wednesday, January 31st at 12:00 PM PST. It will feature a presentation by the National Libary of Medicine‚Äôs Stephanie Morrison, who will provide an introduction and exploration of Genetics Home Reference, the NLM website for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, NLM Resources, Rare Diseases



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NLM Resources for Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by on January 4th, 2018

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. The National Library of Medicine resources MedlinePlus and HealthReach provide resources in multiple languages on such topics as cervical cancer screening and HPV, including: It’s a Simple Test – Cervical Cancer Screening (15 languages) – This one-page handout educates women about regular pap tests for cervical cancer screening. It… Read More »

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



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NLM Resources for Meeting Health Goals in 2018!

Posted by on January 3rd, 2018

National Library of Medicine online resources provide tools to improve your safety, fitness, and diet in the new year! Following are a few examples of how NLM can help you meet your health goals for 2018: Resolution: Be prepared. Use this list of Disaster Apps for Your Digital Go Bag, to be prepared for emergencies… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources

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