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NLM Resources for Obesity Prevention in Special Populations

Posted by on June 27th, 2017

Obesity is a major health issue in the United States. It can put an individual at increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, and some cancers. Changes in nutrition and exercise habits can help to prevent obesity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offer the following facts about obesity in both adults… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools, Social networking

Jun

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NLM Provides National HIV Testing Day Resources in Spanish

Posted by on June 21st, 2017

June 27th is National HIV Testing Day, and resources on HIV testing and diagnosis are available online in Spanish through the National Library of Medicine. Find Spanish-language resources on AIDSource and infoSIDA, and share these resources with Spanish-speaking communities to raise awareness about the importance of HIV testing and early diagnosis. AIDSource: Under the section Prevención del… Read More »

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

Jun

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NLM Resources with Drug Side Effect Information for Special Populations

Posted by on June 20th, 2017

Locating information about possible side effects for prescription drugs and supplements can be difficult to understand for anyone not familiar with medical terminology. The National Library of Medicine offers a variety of tools for sharing information about drugs and supplements side effects with the general public and special populations, ranging from very easy-to-read documents in… Read More »

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

Jun

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Changes Coming to ClinicalTrials.gov!

Posted by on June 14th, 2017

Beginning June 19, NLM’s ClinicalTrials.gov resource will undergo a series of changes focused on improving the ability to search, display, and review information about clinical research studies registered with the site, resulting in a transition to the design and features available on the current version of the beta site. Additional designs and features will be… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Clinical Trials, Consumer Health, NLM Resources

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All of Us Research Program Beta-testing Announcement

Posted by on June 9th, 2017

The National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program posted a public statement on their Website, along with  a video welcome from Eric Dishman, Director of the program, to announce the launch of the All of Us beta-testing phase. The mission of the All of Us Research Program is to accelerate health research and medical breakthroughs,… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, Consumer Health, Precision Medicine, Public Health

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