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Aug

30

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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 »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Events, Public Health, Social networking

Jun

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NLM Resources for Obesity Prevention in Special Populations

Posted by on June 27th, 2017

Obesity is a major health issue in the United States. It can put an individual at increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, and some cancers. Changes in nutrition and exercise habits can help to prevent obesity. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offer the following facts about obesity in both adults… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools, Social networking

Apr

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Events for April 2017 National Minority Health Month!

Posted by on April 5th, 2017

April is National Minority Health Month, and the 2017 theme is Bridging Health Equity Across Communities, which emphasizes the collaborative, community-level work being done across the nation to help achieve health equity. The U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) offers a number of events and promotional materials to celebrate National Minority Health Month… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, Health Disparities, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Social networking

Dec

21

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100-Day Q&A with NLM Director Dr. Patti Brennan!

Posted by on December 21st, 2016

In the latest posting of the NLM in Focus newsletter, Dr. Patricia F. Brennan answered a wide range of questions regarding NLM, as well as her personal interests, as she approaches 100 days of service since her September 12 swearing-in ceremony. Not surprisingly, Dr. Brennan expresses a great deal of enthusiasm for data science initiatives…. Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, General, NLM Resources, Social networking

Nov

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New NLM Director’s Blog: Musings from the Mezzanine!

Posted by on November 14th, 2016

Subscribe now to the newly launched blog, NLM Musings from the Mezzanine, and learn what’s on the mind of NLM Director Dr. Patti Brennan. In her initial post, Dr. Brennan reveals her first impressions of the Library and invites us to join her on this journey. The blog is the perfect space for two-way dialogue,… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, General, NLM Resources, Social networking

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