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Feb

28

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New Tools Available for First Responders Involved with Mass Decontamination

Posted by on February 28th, 2019

First responders and emergency managers in the United States now have a science-based chemical decontamination decision tool and updated guidance on how best to decontaminate a massive number of people after chemical exposure. This second edition of the guidance, called Primary Response Incident Scene Management or PRISM, incorporates new scientific evidence on emergency self-decontamination, hair… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Oct

10

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Community Health Maps Online Tutorial Available

Posted by on October 10th, 2018

Community Health Maps (CHM) provides information about low/no cost mapping tools. The National Library of Medicine developed the resource with a focus on increasing capacity within under-served and at-risk communities. The CHM workflow can also be used by individuals and organizations needing to collect, analyze, and visualize mapping data. The blog is a mixture of mapping apps, software… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, Education & Training, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

10

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Updated Homepage and Logo Coming for Mobile Device Users of PubMed Labs

Posted by on September 10th, 2018

PubMed Labs is a responsive Web site that can generate different display options depending on a user’s device size, e.g., mobile phones. Mobile device users that access PubMed Labs will soon notice a slightly updated homepage and logo. Additionally, the “What is PubMed Labs?” question will be replaced by “What’s new for PubMed Mobile?” The… Read More »

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

Jun

21

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NLM Announces New Version of TOXMAP!

Posted by on June 21st, 2018

A new version of TOXMAP is now available from the National Library of Medicine. It does not require browser plug-ins and provides improved usability on mobile devices. The new TOXMAP has several updated datasets, including: NCI SEER cancer and disease mortality data (2011-2015); Canadian National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) data (2016); U.S. commercial nuclear power… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Data, Environmental Health and Toxicology, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Jun

14

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NIH Launches New Mobile App: HerbList

Posted by on June 14th, 2018

To help consumers navigate information about popular herbs and herbal supplements, the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) has launched HerbList™, an app for research-based information about the safety and effectiveness of herbal products. Developed by NCCIH and launched through the National Library of Medicine’s app pages, HerbList is available… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Mobile Devices, Non-NLM Resources, Search Tools

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