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February 2018 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on February 2nd, 2018

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: The Power of Pets: Health Benefits of Human-Animal Interactions Scientists are looking at how different types of pets can affect your mental and physical health. The… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Health



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January 2018 Midday at the Oasis Webinar Recording Now Available!

Posted by on January 20th, 2018

On January 17, NNLM PSR presented Social Workers in the Public Library, the Glendale Experience for the Midday at the Oasis monthly webinar. Featured speakers included Tiffany Barrios, Library Supervisor and Mary Leasure, Social Worker, at the Glendale Public Library in Glendale, California. The webinar session focused on a grant funded partnership between a local… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health



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NNLM Webinar on February 14: “Preparing for the Worst – Best Practices for Emergency Preparedness”

Posted by on January 19th, 2018

The NNLM South Central Region (SCR) is hosting the one-hour webinar, Preparing for the Worst: Best Practices for Emergency Preparedness, on Wednesday, February 14, at 8:00am PST. Registration is not required. The presentation will focus on surfacing and discussing some practical “best practices” when considering organizational preparedness and operational resilience. Key points during this brief… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Public Health



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WISER 5.1 Now Available!

Posted by on January 18th, 2018

WISER 5.1 is now available on all platforms! The following new features are included in this release: CHEMM (“CHEMM 2.0”) has extensive new and updated content, e.g., guidance and reference materials. New Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for airborne chemicals (AEGL) data from the EPA. Data updates based on the latest Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) content…. Read More »

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



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Resources Addressing Radiation Emergencies

Posted by on January 17th, 2018

The false alert sent to everyone in Hawaii this past Saturday caused panic and alarm. Now that it is clear there is no immediate threat, this unfortunate incident can serve as a reminder to prepare for all types of hazards and emergencies. Do you know what to do in the case of a radiation emergency?… Read More »

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

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