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Oct

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NNLM CHIS Training Opportunity: Health and Wellness at the Library Online Class Starts November 12!

Posted by on October 24th, 2018

Are you interested in consumer health? Are you interested in a highly interactive, robust learning experience with other engaged librarians? If so, register now for the 4-week online class Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services. Centered around eight core competencies, this free online course provides a rich learning… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Health Literacy, Search Tools, Social networking

Jan

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NLM Resources for Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by on January 4th, 2018

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. The National Library of Medicine resources MedlinePlus and HealthReach provide resources in multiple languages on such topics as cervical cancer screening and HPV, including: It’s a Simple Test – Cervical Cancer Screening (15 languages) – This one-page handout educates women about regular pap tests for cervical cancer screening. It… Read More »

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

Dec

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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

Dec

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NLM Resources to Relieve Holiday Stress

Posted by on December 14th, 2017

The holiday season can be a time of joy, but it can also be a time of major stress. Financial worries, family expectations, and other causes of stress may lead to both mental and physical symptoms; such as depression, irritability, and digestive problems. Find ways to help relieve stress during the holidays with National Library of… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources

Dec

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NLM Resources in Multiple Languages for National Influenza Vaccination Week

Posted by on December 6th, 2017

December 3-9 is National Influenza Vaccination Week, and the National Library of Medicine offers resources to learn about the flu vaccine on MedlinePlus and through resources available in multiple languages on HealthReach. Materials about flu vaccines on HealthReach include illustrated handouts to educate people about the seasonal flu, a poster in multiple languages on how to fight the… Read More »

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

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