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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 »
The American Indian and Alaska Native Health portal will be retired on December 16, 2019. Visit the MedlinePlus American Indian and Alaska Native Health page for information about this topic. The Arctic Health portal moved to a new home on September 28, 2018, with the University of Alaska at Anchorage. Content from NLM-hosted Arctic Health… Read More »
The information about MedlinePlus on the website has been expanded and updated, with the following highlights: New pages for general information about MedlinePlus, using MedlinePlus, and information for web developers. A message from NLM Director Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan A new overview of MedlinePlus (with a printable PDF version coming soon) New citation format examples… Read More »
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 »
The NNLM Training Office recently announced a new online, on demand, training opportunity: MedlinePlus for Public Librarians. MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health web resource for the public on all things health and medical related. Need information on a disease or condition? A drug, herb or supplement? A medical or diagnostic test? A healthy… Read More »