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Jun

21

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NLM Announces New Version of TOXMAP!

Posted by on June 21st, 2018

A new version of TOXMAP is now available from the National Library of Medicine. It does not require browser plug-ins and provides improved usability on mobile devices. The new TOXMAP has several updated datasets, including: NCI SEER cancer and disease mortality data (2011-2015); Canadian National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) data (2016); U.S. commercial nuclear power… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Data, Environmental Health and Toxicology, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Jun

19

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Visualize NLM’s Household Products Database!

Posted by on June 19th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine Household Products Database (HPD) provides access to manufacturer developed Safety Data Sheets/SDS (formerly called Material Safety Data Sheets/MSDS) which describe the chemical properties of each product, physical data, health effects, first aid, reactivity, storage, handling, disposal, personal protection, and spill/leak procedures. As required by OSHA, information within each SDS is targeted to… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Apr

11

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NLM’s Community Health Maps Resource Supports Citizen Scientists and Communities

Posted by on April 11th, 2018

Community-based organizations, environmental health groups, public health agencies, and emergency management departments are in a better position to serve their populations when they are able to collect and maintain their own data, rather than relying solely on national or state agencies, or on majority-institution partners to provide data to them. The National Library of Medicine’s Community… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health

Dec

19

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Outreach Videos Available on the National Library of Medicine YouTube Channel

Posted by on December 19th, 2017

If you need educational videos to teach students about environmental health topics, or maybe an overview of how family caregivers can use MedlinePlus, you can find these videos and more through the Outreach and Services playlist on the NLM YouTube channel. Check out the following examples: K-12 Students and Educators: Watch short educational animations about environmental health… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Environmental Health and Toxicology, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

25

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Five NNLM Online Classes and Webinars in November 2017

Posted by on October 25th, 2017

Each month, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine provides free professional development opportunities for public health professionals and librarians. In November 2017, NNLM course offerings include evaluation of health information in the news, exploration of nutrition information resources, partnerships with community health workers, and more. Check out the following five classes and webinars designed to meet… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

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