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PubMed Subject Filter Strategies Updated for 2017

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PubMed subject filter strategies are reviewed each year to determine if modifications are necessary. Modifications may include revisions due to changes in Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) vocabulary or MEDLINE journals, adding or deleting terms, and changing parts of a strategy to optimize retrieval. The following subset strategies were recently revised: AIDS Bioethics Cancer Complementary Medicine… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

Feb

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NIH Open Science Grand Prize Winner Announced!

Posted by on February 28th, 2017 0 comments

A prototype online platform that uses real-time visualization and viral genome data to track the spread of global pathogens such as Zika and Ebola is the grand prize winner of the Open Science Prize. The international team competition is an initiative of the National Institutes of Health, in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust and the… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Funding, Public Health, Search Tools

Feb

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Resources for Finding and Visualizing Health Data and Statistics

Posted by on February 28th, 2017 0 comments

Health outreach professionals often need to locate health statistics and data, to learn what kinds of health issues affect specific populations. The data may need to be visualized in chart, graph, or map format, to include in reports for policy makers and for the general public. Where can you find the raw data related to… Read More »

Posted in: Data, Environmental Health and Toxicology, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

Feb

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Three Resources to Locate Recorded Presentations on Health Information Outreach Topics!

Posted by on February 23rd, 2017 0 comments

Have you wondered how to locate recordings of webinars or other online presentations hosted by government agencies, private organizations, or academic institutions on health information outreach topics? If so, use the following resources as a helpful guide: FYI: Weekly Health Resources Newsletter – The Office of Minority Health provides a weekly newsletter that often lists… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Search Tools

Feb

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New Look for NLM Search Engine Results Display!

Posted by on February 22nd, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine has just released a new design for its main Web site search engine results page. The new design is responsive and is a result of usability testing, analytics, and user feedback. Searches for health topics will feature a MedlinePlus result on the right side of the screen. Search results from… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, PubMed, Search Tools

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