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Resources Addressing Radiation Emergencies

Posted by on January 17th, 2018

The false alert sent to everyone in Hawaii this past Saturday caused panic and alarm. Now that it is clear there is no immediate threat, this unfortunate incident can serve as a reminder to prepare for all types of hazards and emergencies. Do you know what to do in the case of a radiation emergency?… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, NLM Resources, Public Health

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Apply for a Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Award!

Posted by on January 17th, 2018

National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day will mark its fifth anniversary on Saturday, May 5! You can help protect your community from wildfire by applying for a $500 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day grant through the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) by March 2. NFPA welcomes applications for one of 150 funding awards for $500 to work… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, Funding, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

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Submit Your Ideas on Research Priorities for the NIH All of Us Research Program by February 9!

Posted by on January 17th, 2018

The NIH All of Us Research Program aims to build one of the largest, most diverse datasets of its kind for health research, with one million or more volunteers nationwide, who will sign up to share their information over time. Researchers will be able to access participants’ de-identified information for a variety of studies to learn more… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Data, Events, Precision Medicine

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Join NIH Institutes and Centers for #NIHhealthy2018 Events in January!

Posted by on January 10th, 2018

Next week’s #NIHhealthy2018 campaign will include the following NIH-wide social media events to help you start the new year off right! A four-hour Twitter town hall on January 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PST. The town hall will include a Periscope live video panel at 9:00, and a Q&A with NIH Director Francis… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Events, Social networking

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NLM Announces 2018 History of Medicine Lecture Series

Posted by on January 8th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine has announced its History of Medicine Lecture Series for 2018. Complete details are available from the NLM History of Medicine Division. Kicking off the series on Monday, January 29, at 8:00 am PST will be Stevens Institute of Technology’s Theresa MacPhail, PhD, Assistant Professor Science and Technology Studies, who will speak… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Education & Training, Events, General

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