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May

23

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NCBI Launches New Twitter Feed for NCBI Bookshelf Announcements

Posted by on May 23rd, 2016

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

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

Jun

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USC Center for the Digital Future Releases 11th Digital Future Project Report!

Posted by on June 26th, 2013

On June 13, The University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg Center for the Digital Future released the 11th Digital Future Project Report, the longest continuing study of its kind, which includes findings on more than 180 issues that explore the views and behavior of Internet users and non-users. The 2013 report features new questions about… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General, Mobile Devices, News & Reports, Social networking

May

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Tracking the news on Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

Posted by on May 31st, 2013

The earlier, commonly used term “novel coronavirus” or “NCoV” is being superseded by the newly designated term “Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).” The Coronavirus Study Group, International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses, announced the new terminology, which is being adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and other groups. When searching for information on… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, News & Reports, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

10

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National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

Posted by on September 10th, 2012

On September 10, 2012, the Action Alliance, along with the U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, released the revised National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP). The revised strategy emphasizes the role every American can play in protecting their friends, family members, and colleagues from suicide. It also provides guidance for schools, businesses, health systems, clinicians,… Read More »

Posted in: News & Reports, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

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