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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Fall 2018 Issue Available Online!

Posted by on November 29th, 2018

The Fall 2018 issue of NIH MedlinePlus Magazine is now available! Featured in the issue is soprano Renée Fleming, who teams with NIH to explore sound, health, and the power of music. The issue also features articles on new treatment for deep vein thrombosis, research updates on polycystic ovary syndrome and fighting fibromyalgia with complementary health…. Read More »

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



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NLM’s ToxMystery Resource Retiring on December 31, 2018!

Posted by on November 20th, 2018

NLM has announced that ToxMystery, a game about chemicals in the household, will be retired on December 31, 2018. The game was built in Adobe Flash, a format not supported on tablets, most Web browsers, and other educational devices. Although the game has provided years of fun and entertainment, the decision was made to retire… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources



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NNLM Resource Picks Recordings of July & September 2018 Sessions Now Available!

Posted by on November 2nd, 2018

NNLM Resource Picks is a collaborative, bimonthly, webcast series featuring the National Library of Medicine resources to increase awareness of these resources as well as encourage their integration by libraries and other organizations to more fully serve their colleagues and communities.  If you missed the July and September sessions, the recordings are now available! On… Read More »

Posted in: Clinical Trials, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health



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November 2018 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on November 2nd, 2018

Check out the November 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: Nurturing Healthy Neighborhoods: Communities Affect Health NIH-funded researchers are looking at how the environment around us, from how many trees we can see to how far… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Public Health



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NNLM CHIS Training Opportunity: Health and Wellness at the Library Online Class Starts November 12!

Posted by on October 24th, 2018

Are you interested in consumer health? Are you interested in a highly interactive, robust learning experience with other engaged librarians? If so, register now for the 4-week online class Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services. Centered around eight core competencies, this free online course provides a rich learning… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Health Literacy, Search Tools, Social networking

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