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Feb

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February 2019 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on February 4th, 2019

Check out the February 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: From A to Zika: Understanding Emerging Diseases NIH is funding research into where and how new diseases might arise, as well as ways to prevent and… Read More »

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

Jan

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NLM Informatics and Data Science Lecture Series Continues on March 6

Posted by on January 31st, 2019

On Wednesday, March 6, 1:00-2:00 PM PST, Samantha Kleinberg, PhD, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stevens Institute of Technology, will deliver the presentation From Data to Decisions: Large-Scale Causal Inference in Biomedicine, part of the NLM Informatics and Data Science Lecture Series, at the Lister Hill Center Auditorium. The event will be broadcast live… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, Education & Training, Electronic Health Records, Events, Informatics, Public Health

Jan

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New NLM Video Offers Information on the Opioid Crisis!

Posted by on January 30th, 2019

NIH has made the opioid epidemic a priority, launching a multi-institute effort to find scientific solutions to the crisis. NLM is doing its part by getting the word out about the life-saving medication naloxone. Recently, MedlinePlus partnered with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to produce a five-minute animated video about the treatment.┬áMedlinePlus offers… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

Jan

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Explore NLM’s New Open Data Portal: Data Discovery

Posted by on January 30th, 2019

The National Library of Medicine is the first of NIH’s Institutes and Centers to adopt the new open data portal, Data Discovery. The first datasets are already available, including content from such varied resources as the Dietary Supplement Label Database, Pillbox, ToxMap, Disaster Lit, and HealthReach. The new portal offers key benefits, including: Powerful data… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

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2019 HSRProj Research Competition for Students: Apply by March 1!

Posted by on January 17th, 2019

AcademyHealth has announced the third annual HSRProj Research Competition for Students, hosted by AcademyHealth and the National Information Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). This competition invites students to use data from the Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj) database in conjunction with… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Events, NLM Resources, Public Health

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