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Apr

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Scholarships Available to Attend the Second Annual Health Literacy Summit June 2-3 in Knoxville, TN!

Posted by on April 6th, 2017 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Events, Funding, Health Literacy, Hospital Libraries

Apr

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Events for April 2017 National Minority Health Month!

Posted by on April 5th, 2017 0 comments

April is National Minority Health Month, and the 2017 theme is Bridging Health Equity Across Communities, which emphasizes the collaborative, community-level work being done across the nation to help achieve health equity. The U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) offers a number of events and promotional materials to celebrate National Minority Health Month… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, Health Disparities, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Social networking

Apr

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April 2017 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on April 3rd, 2017 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Health

Mar

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NLM Resources for National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: March 20, 2017

Posted by on March 20th, 2017 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, NLM Resources, Public Health, PubMed

Mar

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Check Out These NLM Resources for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!

Posted by on March 14th, 2017 0 comments

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 »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources

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