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NLM Provides National HIV Testing Day Resources in Spanish

Posted by on June 21st, 2017 0 comments

June 27th is National HIV Testing Day, and resources on HIV testing and diagnosis are available online in Spanish through the National Library of Medicine. Find Spanish-language resources on AIDSource and infoSIDA, and share these resources with Spanish-speaking communities to raise awareness about the importance of HIV testing and early diagnosis. AIDSource: Under the section Prevención del… Read More »

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

Jun

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NLM Resource with Information about Laboratory Chemical Safety

Posted by on June 21st, 2017 0 comments

Chemicals accidents in academic and industrial labs may result from hazardous chemical reactions. The National Library of Medicine provides selected links to information about lab safety. In addition, the National Center for Biotechnology Information’s (NCBI) PubChem resource provides a new feature, the Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary (LCSS), which provides stability and reactivity information taken from… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NCBI, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

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New Health Disparities Data Widget Announced by Healthy People 2020 Team!

Posted by on June 15th, 2017 0 comments

The Healthy People 2020 team has announced the release of its health disparities data widget. The widget provides an easy way to find health disparities data related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives for the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs). LHIs are critical health issues that if tackled appropriately will dramatically reduce the leading causes of… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Health Disparities, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Jun

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New Tutorials Available for Using NLM’s WISER!

Posted by on June 15th, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine’s WISER resource, the Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders, has added three new YouTube tutorials. Learn more about how to use WISER and key features like the protective distance map!

Posted in: Communications Tools, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health

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All of Us Research Program Beta-testing Announcement

Posted by on June 9th, 2017 0 comments

The National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program posted a public statement on their Website, along with  a video welcome from Eric Dishman, Director of the program, to announce the launch of the All of Us beta-testing phase. The mission of the All of Us Research Program is to accelerate health research and medical breakthroughs,… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, Consumer Health, Precision Medicine, Public Health

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