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Oct

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NLM’s Tox Town Website Gets a New Look!

Posted by on October 11th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce a new design for the Tox Town website, which provides consumer-level information on everyday locations and situations where toxic chemical exposure might occur. Enhancements of the new design, informed by extensive user research, include: Enhanced search optimization Improved readability New Tox Town features reflecting consumers’ frequently… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Oct

10

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Community Health Maps Online Tutorial Available

Posted by on October 10th, 2018

Community Health Maps (CHM) provides information about low/no cost mapping tools. The National Library of Medicine developed the resource with a focus on increasing capacity within under-served and at-risk communities. The CHM workflow can also be used by individuals and organizations needing to collect, analyze, and visualize mapping data. The blog is a mixture of mapping apps, software… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, Education & Training, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

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NLM Funding Opportunity: Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities

Posted by on October 3rd, 2018

The NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities funding program is focused on putting research knowledge into practice by providing information resources tailored to meet the needs of health disparity populations and their health care providers. A project can develop and deploy a new information resource or service, or expand and improve an existing… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Funding, Health Disparities, NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

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October 2018 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on October 1st, 2018

Check out the October 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: Managing Pain: Moving Beyond Opioids There are many different ways to treat pain. Learn about the options beyond prescription medication. Pain in the Ear: Fending off… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

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NLM Disaster Information Specialist Webinar on October 18: Sharing and Management of Disaster-Related Data!

Posted by on September 27th, 2018

The next NLM Disaster Information Specialist monthly webinar will be held Thursday, October 18, at 10:30 am PDT. It is open to anyone wishing to attend. Some of you may remember speaker Lisa Federer from her UCLA days! TOPIC: Sharing and Management of Disaster-Related Data Managing and sharing data have become important issues in the… Read More »

Posted in: Data, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health

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