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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. MedlinePlus 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

Jan

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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

Jan

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NLM Launches a New Banner Exhibition on the 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia

Posted by on January 5th, 2019

The U.S. National Library of Medicine has announced Politics of Yellow Fever in Alexander Hamilton’s America, a banner exhibition with a companion special display and an online adaptation. The exhibition opens January 11, to commemorate what would have been Alexander Hamilton’s 249th birthday. The online adaptation includes an education component featuring a K-12 lesson plan and a… Read More »

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

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January 2019 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on January 4th, 2019

Check out the January 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: Shake it Off: Boosting Your Mood Certain healthy habits can help you stay healthier and improve your mood. Managing Multiple Sclerosis: Treatment Can Delay Future Attacks… Read More »

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

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