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National Preparedness Month and NLM Disaster Resources

Posted by on September 8th, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month, with the overarching theme, Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can. As hurricane season continues, Hurricane Harvey recovery is overlapping with Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia. Meanwhile, wildfires are raging in the western US, and an earthquake just struck Mexico. The National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC)… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, DOCLINE, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, NLM Resources, Public Health

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September 2017 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

Posted by on September 8th, 2017

Check out the September 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: Positive Parenting: Building Healthy Relationships With Your Kids Parents have an important job. Raising kids is both rewarding and challenging. Being sensitive, responsive, consistent, and available… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Health

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!

Posted by on September 1st, 2017

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and the National Library of Medicine provides access to health information for patients in multiple languages about prostate cancer and the importance of prostate cancer screening. Find multilingual prostate cancer resources on MedlinePlus and HealthReach: English and Spanish-Language MedlinePlus Resources: MedlinePlus provides Health Topics pages on prostate cancer and… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Events, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

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NIH “All of Us” Program Seeks Public Input to Inform Plans for Child Enrollment

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The Child Enrollment Scientific Vision Working Group of the All of Us Advisory Panel is seeking public input on the pediatric research that the NIH All of Us Research Program may be uniquely positioned to enable through the enrollment of children. Specifically, the group is inviting comments on the following questions: What are the most… Read More »

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

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NLM & American Society of Addiction Medicine host Opioid User Disorder Twitter Chat on September 29, 2017

Posted by on August 30th, 2017

September is National Recovery Month. Join a Twitter chat on Friday, September 29, from 11:00am-12:00pm PDT, to learn how stigma against opioid use disorder can impact prevention, treatment, and recovery, by following #OpioidAwareChat. NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow, NINDS Director Dr. Walter J. Koroshetz, special guest American Society of Addiction… Read More »

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