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Nov

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El Virus Del Zika Webinar

Posted by on November 16th, 2017

The California Department of Public Health, in collaboration with the Health Initiative of the Americas of UC Berkeley, hosts a Zika Virus Webinar in Spanish.

Posted in: Education & Training, Events, Public Health

Nov

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NLM Resources for American Diabetes Month

Posted by on November 15th, 2017

November is American Diabetes Month, to raise awareness about a condition that impacts one in 10 Americans. MedlinePlus describes some of the serious health problems caused by diabetes, such as damage to your eyes, kidneys, and nerves, heart disease, stroke, and even the need to remove a limb. The National Library of Medicine offers a number of web resources to provide… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Nov

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Updates for NLM’s Multi-Cultural Resources Health Information Page!

Posted by on November 8th, 2017

The National Library of Medicine’s Multi-Cultural Resources for Health Information page offers reliable links to help health professionals learn how to serve culturally diverse populations. In addition to topics such as cultural competency, health literacy, limited English proficiency, data related to minority health and health disparities, and health resources in multiple languages, new sections and resources… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Health Literacy, NLM Resources, Public Health, PubMed, Search Tools

Nov

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November 2017 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on November 3rd, 2017

Check out the November 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: Healthy Body, Happy Heart: Improve Your Heart Health Most of us will have heart trouble at some point in our lives. But you can take steps… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Health

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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

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