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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 »
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 »
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 »
The following National Library of Medicine (NLM) TOXNET databases now provide a link to an NLM PubMed search for the past five years of publications: Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) Comparative Toxicogenomics Database (CTD) Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER) Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System (CCRIS) GENE-TOX The PubMed (mobile… Read More »
If you are looking for possible environmental health risks on a typical farm or need information on agricultural runoff, feeding operations or barns and silos, check out the newly updated National Library of Medicine (NLM) Tox Town Farm Scene. The Farm joins previously updated Tox Town City, Town and Southwest scenes with an updated, photorealistic look to… Read More »