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Jan

10

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Join NIH Institutes and Centers for #NIHhealthy2018 Events in January!

Posted by on January 10th, 2018

Next week’s #NIHhealthy2018 campaign will include the following NIH-wide social media events to help you start the new year off right! A four-hour Twitter town hall on January 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PST. The town hall will include a Periscope live video panel at 9:00, and a Q&A with NIH Director Francis… Read More »

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

Dec

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NLM’s Outreach and Special Populations Branch Announces Retirement of Social Media Accounts

Posted by on December 13th, 2017

The NLM Outreach and Special Populations Branch (OSPB) will be retiring the following pages and social media accounts in January 2018: Twitter Account @NLM_OSP: This account will be retired on January 1, 2018. For health information resources for specific populations, follow @NLM_SIS. NLM 4 Caregivers: The NLM 4 Caregivers project page and all related social media… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Social networking

Aug

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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

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