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May

17

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NLM to Discontinue PubMed Health on October 31

Posted by on May 17th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine has decided to discontinue PubMed Health effective October 31, 2018, as the majority of information it provides is available in more heavily used NLM resources, such as PubMed, Bookshelf, and MedlinePlus. By focusing attention on these highly used platforms, NLM will be able to better serve users and meet the… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Apr

09

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NNLM Historical Overview for 1985-2015 Published!

Posted by on April 9th, 2018

Test your historical knowledge of NNLM by answering the following questions: What year saw the adoption of the official name, National Network of Libraries of Medicine? Which five-year NNLM contract period included the establishment of three new NNLM Centers? Which five-year NNLM contract period received extra funds to support consumer health projects? In what year… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Events, General, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, PubMed

Apr

05

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National Public Health Week: Focus on Injury and Violence Prevention

Posted by on April 5th, 2018

Today’s theme for¬†National Public Health Week¬†focuses on Injury and Violence Protection. Check out these National Library of Medicine resources to prepare for and respond to incidents of gender-based violence during and after disasters: The NLM Public Health Resources Tutorial is a portal to explore five topic areas: Consumer Health, Disasters and Public Health Emergencies, Environmental… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

Mar

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Join the NNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on April 17!

Posted by on March 21st, 2018

Are you interested in improving the consumer health information available on Wikipedia? Do you want to utilize your librarian research skills towards making Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resource? Have you always wanted to participate in an edit-a-thon? Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on April 17th as we add citations to existing Wikipedia… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Events, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, PubMed, Social networking

Mar

12

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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Winter 2018 Issue Available Online!

Posted by on March 12th, 2018

The Winter 2018 issue of NIH MedlinePlus Magazine is now available! Featured in the issue is Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actor, Jim Parsons. Parsons recently produced and narrated First in Human, a Discovery Channel documentary series that followed four patients at the NIH Clinical Center. He discussed his experiences visiting NIH and learning directly… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Clinical Trials, Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources

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