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Nov

15

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MedlinePlus News

Posted by on November 15th, 2019

MedlinePlus has retired the How to Write Easy-to-Read Health Materials page in English and Spanish. Guides for creating health materials for a general audience are available from the National Institutes of Health, the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and others. You can also explore the resources in the updated MedlinePlus topic on… Read More »

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

Nov

13

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New Online Tutorial Available on Health Insurance Enrollment!

Posted by on November 13th, 2019

The Public Library Association (PLA) has released a new online tutorial to help consumers sign up for health insurance. The course, Using Healthcare.gov to Enroll in Health Insurance, covers the basics of securing coverage through Healthcare.gov, the health insurance exchange website operated by the U.S. federal government. This 18-minute online tutorial explores the processes of determining eligibility, preparing to enroll, creating an account,… Read More »

Posted in: Affordable Care Act, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Events, Health Literacy, Non-NLM Resources

Oct

31

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Recording for the Midday at the Oasis Webinar on Health Information Needs of Immigrant Populations Now Available!

Posted by on October 31st, 2019

On October 16, NNLM PSR hosted Health Information Needs of Immigrant Populations for the Midday at the Oasis webinar series. In this session, Carli Zegers, PhD, APRN-NP, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas School of Nursing and Health Studies; Edwin Rodarte, Senior Librarian, Emerging Technologies & Collections, Los Angeles Public Library; and Nora Franco, NNLM… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

Jul

09

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NNLM Webinar on August 7, “Graphic Public Health: Comics for Health Literacy, Health Promotion, and Advocacy”

Posted by on July 9th, 2019 Tags:

Registration is now available for the one-hour NNLM webinar on Wednesday, August 7, at 11:00 AM PDT, Graphic Public Health: Comics for Health Literacy, Health Promotion, and Advocacy, hosted by the New England Region. The medium of comics is uniquely suited for conveying health information in engaging, economical, and culturally sensitive ways. Comic narratives also… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Education & Training, Health Literacy, Public Health

May

21

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NNLM Webinar on June 19: Libraries Connecting You to Coverage

Posted by on May 21st, 2019 Tags:

The NNLM Pacific Northwest Region is hosting a one-hour webinar on June 19 at 1:00 PM PDT focusing on the Public Library Association’s (PLA) health insurance education initiative, Libraries Connecting You to Coverage. The session will help public library staff better understand the importance of health insurance literacy, how to promote accurate health information and… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Health Literacy, Public Health

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