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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!

Posted by on September 1st, 2017

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and the National Library of Medicine provides access to health information for patients in multiple languages about prostate cancer and the importance of prostate cancer screening. Find multilingual prostate cancer resources on MedlinePlus and HealthReach: English and Spanish-Language MedlinePlus Resources: MedlinePlus provides Health Topics pages on prostate cancer and… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Events, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health



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NLM & American Society of Addiction Medicine host Opioid User Disorder Twitter Chat on September 29, 2017

Posted by on August 30th, 2017

September is National Recovery Month. Join a Twitter chat on Friday, September 29, from 11:00am-12:00pm PDT, to learn how stigma against opioid use disorder can impact prevention, treatment, and recovery, by following #OpioidAwareChat. NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow, NINDS Director Dr. Walter J. Koroshetz, special guest American Society of Addiction… Read More »

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Resources in Multiple Languages for National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted by on August 22nd, 2017

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and public health professionals often need resources to educate individuals who may have limited English proficiency about the importance of receiving vaccinations for themselves and their children. Check MedlinePlus for resources on immunizations and childhood immunizations in both English and Spanish. HealthReach includes patient handouts about vaccinations in multiple languages,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools



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Use HealthReach to Locate Breast Feeding Resources in Multiple Languages

Posted by on August 1st, 2017

August 1-7 is World Breast Feeding Week. Health professionals may need to provide reliable information about breast feeding to new mothers with limited English proficiency. HealthReach, a free online tool from the National Library of Medicine, includes printable handouts in multiple languages on the topic of breast feeding, as well as some video and audio resources. Following… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, Healthcare Professionals, NLM Resources, Search Tools



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2017 DailyMed/RxNorm Jamboree Workshop September 19 @ NLM

Posted by on July 24th, 2017

The National Library of Medicine is sponsoring the fifth annual DailyMed/RxNorm Jamboree Workshop on September 19, 9:00am to 4:30pm EDT. The session will be held at NLM in Bethesda, MD, but the proceedings will be Webcast and archived. The Jamboree is a free public meeting; however, registration is required and seating is limited. Speakers from… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Events, Healthcare Professionals, NLM Resources, Public Health

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