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March 2019 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on March 6th, 2019

Check out the March issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this issue: The Skinny on Fat: The Good, the Bad, and Unknown Find out which fats to add to your diet and which to replace. Practicing Gratitude: Ways… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health



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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



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Share Your Thoughts About GeneEd’s Retirement on March 31!

Posted by on February 27th, 2019

The GeneEd resource is scheduled to be retired on March 31, 2019. Selected content will be transferred to Genetics Home Reference, another online resource from the National Library of Medicine. NLM is interested in feedback from regular users of GeneEd to determine how best to make this transition. Please share your thoughts in a brief… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources



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NLM Launches “Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM”

Posted by on February 22nd, 2019

The National Library of Medicine has announced the launch of Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM, which replaces Medical Movies on the Web, which debuted in 2013, to expand NLM’s engagement with researchers from a variety of disciplines who use the medium of film and video to study the human condition. Responding to… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Events, NLM Resources



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PubMed Subject Filter Strategies Updated for 2019

Posted by on February 22nd, 2019

PubMed subject filter strategies are reviewed each year to determine if modifications are necessary. Modifications may include revisions due to changes in Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) vocabulary or MEDLINE journals, adding or deleting terms, and changing parts of a strategy to optimize retrieval. The following filter strategies were recently revised: Bioethics Cancer Complementary Medicine Dietary… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

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