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Five NNLM Online Classes and Webinars in November 2017

Posted by on October 25th, 2017

Each month, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine provides free professional development opportunities for public health professionals and librarians. In November 2017, NNLM course offerings include evaluation of health information in the news, exploration of nutrition information resources, partnerships with community health workers, and more. Check out the following five classes and webinars designed to meet… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

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NLM and NIA Resources for Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Posted by on September 21st, 2017

September 22 is Falls Prevention Awareness Day, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offer many resources related to fall prevention for older adults from both the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Check out the following resources in multiple languages, videos related to fall prevention and balance problems in… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Search Tools

Sep

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Online Health Newsletters, Reports, and Magazines with Current Health News

Posted by on September 19th, 2017

Many government health organizations release quarterly or monthly consumer health publications, freely available online, with articles on current important health topics, tips for staying healthy, and even interviews with famous public figures sharing their health stories. For example, check out these four online publications: NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine: This quarterly magazine from the National Library… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources

Aug

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Webinar: Health Literacy Toolkit for ALA’s Libraries Transform Campaign

Posted by on August 15th, 2017

Just in time for October’s Health Literacy Month, registration is available for this one-hour webinar on Thursday, September 14, 11:00am – 12:00pm PDT, featuring the newly created Health Literacy Toolkit, developed by The American Library Association (ALA) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) for the Libraries Transform campaign. The NNLM Middle Atlantic… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Health Literacy, Non-NLM Resources

Aug

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Resources for National Health Center Week, August 13-19

Posted by on August 10th, 2017

August 13-19 is National Health Center Week. Health centers are a valuable resource for anyone without health insurance since they provide preventive and primary care services for patients even if they do not have health insurance, and patients can pay what they can afford based on their income. The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

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