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Mar

15

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Health Conditions Among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Adults

Posted by on March 15th, 2017 0 comments

In 2014, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) conducted the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander National Health Interview Survey (NHPI NHIS). The survey involved about 3,000 households containing one or more NHPI residents who were surveyed by NHIS field staff using the 2014 NHIS instrument. The NHPI NHIS was an unprecedented opportunity to collect… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Health Disparities, News & Reports, Public Health

Jul

18

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Redesigned National Guideline Clearinghouse Coming Soon!

Posted by on July 18th, 2016 0 comments

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is redesigning the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) Web site for release this summer! Responsive Web Design (RWD) techniques will provide a better viewing experience across a wide range of devices, from desktop and laptop computers, to tablets and mobile phones. In addition to the new design, NGC… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Hospital Libraries, News & Reports, Non-NLM Resources

Jun

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NIH Issues Single IRB Policy to Streamline Reviews of Multi-Site Research

Posted by on June 21st, 2016 0 comments

Accelerating clinical research studies benefits researchers, research participants, and all who stand to gain from research results. Today, the time it takes to go from a sound research idea to the launch of a new, multi-site clinical research study is too long. A major contributor to the delay is that too many institutional review boards… Read More »

Posted in: Clinical Trials, News & Reports, Public Health

May

23

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NCBI Launches New Twitter Feed for NCBI Bookshelf Announcements

Posted by on May 23rd, 2016 0 comments

NCBI has a new Twitter feed, @ncbibooks, to announce new books and documents available on the NCBI Bookshelf. An online resource providing free access to the full text of books and documents in life sciences and health care, the Bookshelf currently provides access to over 4,500 titles. The Bookshelf is continuously expanding with new materials… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, NCBI, News & Reports, NLM Resources, Social networking

Sep

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NLM Releases Rare Footage of President Franklin Roosevelt Speaking at NIH

Posted by on September 24th, 2014 0 comments

YouTube embedded video: http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/UrVZblIYljo On October 31, 1940, just days before President Franklin D. Roosevelt would be elected to an unprecedented third term as President of the United States, he traveled to Bethesda to dedicate the National Cancer Institute and the new campus of what was then the National Institute of Health (NIH), before it… Read More »

Posted in: Events, General, News & Reports, Public Health

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