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Oct

17

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Testing Available for a New, Experimental PubMed Search and User Interface!

Posted by on October 17th, 2017

NLM needs your input as it experiments with a new PubMed search algorithm, as well as a modern, mobile-first user interface. You can try out these elements at PubMed Labs, a website created for the very purpose of giving potential new PubMed features a test drive and gathering user opinions. The key elements being tested… Read More »

Posted in: Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Oct

04

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Search for Potential Environmental Health Hazards in your Community with Tox-App!

Posted by on October 4th, 2017

Use Tox-App, a free mobile app for iOS users from the National Library of Medicine, to search for industrial facilities that reported releasing certain chemicals into the environment (based on data from the US EPA TRI program). Tox-App includes a subset of about 100 TRI chemicals for the most current TRI year. You can download Tox-App from… Read More »

Posted in: Environmental Health and Toxicology, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Sep

19

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Newly Redesigned Think Cultural Health Website Released!

Posted by on September 19th, 2016

The Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the launch of the newly redesigned Think Cultural Health website. It now includes designs that feature a simpler layout and brighter colors, and its responsive design means it can be accessed anytime from your cell phone, tablet, laptop, or… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Education & Training, Health Literacy, Healthcare Professionals, Mobile Devices, Non-NLM Resources

Sep

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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted by on September 9th, 2016

The theme for 2016 National Preparedness Month is Don’t Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today. Ready.gov and CDC suggest weekly themes as reminders to take different types of action toward preparedness. NLM Disaster Health has paired some of its best preparedness resources with the weekly themes: Week 2: Preparing Family & Friends The Community… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Aug

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Freely Available Print Guides for NLM Resources

Posted by on August 30th, 2016

The Outreach and Special Populations Branch of the National Library of Medicine provides a variety of brochures, fact sheets, and wallet cards related to consumer health, minority health, HIV/AIDS resources, and many other important health topics. Following are a few of the useful resources that can be downloaded as PDFs, printed, and shared with patrons,… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health

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