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NLM Joins National Capital Area Institutions to Host “Flu! The 1918 Spanish Influenza in American and World History,” a Summer Seminar for K-12 Teachers

Posted by on March 27th, 2018

During the week of July 16, NLM will join the Library of Congress, the National Archives and Records Administration, and The Catholic University of America, to host Flu! The 1918 Spanish Influenza in American and World History, a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Seminar for K-12 Teachers, organized by Virginia Tech through an… Read More »

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



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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Winter 2018 Issue Available Online!

Posted by on March 12th, 2018

The Winter 2018 issue of NIH MedlinePlus Magazine is now available! Featured in the issue is Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actor, Jim Parsons. Parsons recently produced and narrated First in Human, a Discovery Channel documentary series that followed four patients at the NIH Clinical Center. He discussed his experiences visiting NIH and learning directly… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Clinical Trials, Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources



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NIH-AAMC Webinar on the All of Us Research Program on March 19

Posted by on March 5th, 2018

Registration is available for the one-hour webinar The All of Us Research Program — Participant Centered Precision Medicine on Monday, March 19, 11:00am-12:00pm PDT. The session will provide an in-depth look at the historic effort to advance precision medicine through the All of Us Research Program, which aims to gather data from one million or… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Precision Medicine



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March 2018 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on March 2nd, 2018

Check out the March 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: Creating Healthy Habits: Make Better Choices Easier Learn tips to boost your ability to create and sustain a healthy lifestyle. Power to the Pelvis: Strengthening Your… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Health



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NLM to Host “A Conversation About Graphic Medicine” on March 1!

Posted by on February 27th, 2018

On Thursday, March 1, at 11:00 AM PST, NLM Director Patricia Brennan, RN, PhD hosted A Conversation About Graphic Medicine, part of the NLM History of Medicine Lecture Series, with pioneers from this emerging genre of literature that combines the art of comics and the personal illness narrative. In addition to graphic medicine authors Ellen… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Events, NLM Resources

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