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As part of an effort to develop the NIH-wide Strategic Plan for Women’s Health Research, the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) has announced a new Women’s Health Seminar Series, debuting December 7. This program will feature speakers presenting the latest information on scientific topics important to the health of women across the life… Read More »
On August 3, 2017, the NNLM New England Region (NER) sponsored the one-hour session Misperceptions and the Misused Language of Addiction: Words Matter, the first of four webinars in the Substance Use Disorders webinar series. In the webinar, Dr. Richard Saitz, Professor and Chair of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health and Professor of… Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »