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Apr

08

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Recording for the NNLM Resource Picks Webinar on ToxTutor Now Available!

Posted by on April 8th, 2019

The archived recording of the March 27 session for the NNLM collaborative webinar series, NNLM Resource Picks, is available. The topic is ToxTutor, a self-paced tutorial covering key principles of toxicology for users of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) chemical and toxicology databases. The webinar is presented by Dr. Pertti (Bert) Hakkinen, the Senior… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health

Apr

03

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NLM Releases Newly Revised Health Statistics Tutorial!

Posted by on April 3rd, 2019

The National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) at NLM has just announced the release of the newly revised tutorial, Finding and Using Health Statistics. Written by staff at AcademyHealth, this tutorial is aimed at students, librarians, and other professionals interested in an introduction to the principles behind health statistics…. Read More »

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

Apr

01

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April 2019 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on April 1st, 2019

Check out the April 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: Cancer Care Widens Its Reach: Reducing Cancer Health Disparities Researchers are looking at ways to expand access to cancer prevention and treatment. The Inflamed Brain: Recognizing… Read More »

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

Mar

06

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March 2019 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on March 6th, 2019

Check out the March 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 Skinny on Fat: The Good, the Bad, and Unknown Find out which fats to add to your diet and which to replace. Practicing Gratitude: Ways… Read More »

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

Feb

28

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New Tools Available for First Responders Involved with Mass Decontamination

Posted by on February 28th, 2019

First responders and emergency managers in the United States now have a science-based chemical decontamination decision tool and updated guidance on how best to decontaminate a massive number of people after chemical exposure. This second edition of the guidance, called Primary Response Incident Scene Management or PRISM, incorporates new scientific evidence on emergency self-decontamination, hair… Read More »

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

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